Value In a leftward position

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. di jɛrtok bi aʃu pruf di gu di, ju ma alwe suko
    di
    the
    jɛrma
    woman
    toko
    child
    bi
    say
    aʃi
    if
    ju
    2sg
    pruf
    taste
    di
    the
    gutu
    thing
    di
    dem
    ju
    2sg
    ma
    irr
    alwes
    always
    suku
    want
    o
    3sg
    The girl said if you taste this stuff, you will always want it.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 72

  2. wa noiti kop tei fan di ʃapap ka
    iʃi
    1pl
    wa
    pst
    noiti
    never
    kopu
    buy
    tei
    tea
    fan
    from
    di
    the
    ʃap-apu
    shop-pl
    ka
    neg
    We never bought tea from the shops.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 73