Value 'There is no 'seem' construction

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
Expletive subject in ‘seem’ constructions

Examples

  1. so dida masi di boʃ gutap
    so
    so
    dida
    that
    masi
    must
    di
    the
    boʃi
    bush
    gutu-apu
    thing-pl
    So that must be the bush things.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 79

  2. kɛko wa ma mja andri gut sondro kap di mabalen
    kɛkɛ
    like
    o
    3sg
    wa
    pst
    ma
    irr
    mja
    do
    andri
    other
    gutu
    thing
    sondro
    without
    kapu
    cut
    di
    the
    maba
    honey
    alen
    alone
    It seems as if he was going to do something else besides just cut the honeycomb.

    See Kouwenberg 2007b: 32