Value Immediately preceding the verb

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
Position of tense, aspect, and mood markers in relation to the verb
References
Kouwenberg 1994a: 61-74; Kouwenberg 2007b: 27-33

Examples

  1. titɛk wa kalin wa das ku di bokap an bain an jefjə
    titi
    time
    ɛkɛ
    1sg
    wa
    pst
    kali
    small
    ini
    3pl
    wa
    pst
    das
    hab
    ku
    catch
    di
    the
    boko-apu
    Amerindian-pl
    an
    and
    ba
    kill
    ini
    3pl
    an
    and
    jefi
    eat
    ini
    3pl
    When I was small they would catch the Indians and kill them and eat them.

    See Kouwenberg 2007b: 27

  2. ɛk ma pam ju en bɛrɛ
    ɛkɛ
    1sg
    ma
    irr
    pama
    tell
    ju
    2sg
    en
    a
    bɛrɛ
    story
    I will tell you a story.

    See Kouwenberg 2007b: 31