Value Experiencer is subject, 'fear' is verbal

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
Experiencer constructions with ‘fear’

Examples

  1. ju bangi fi weŋ di plɛkɛ daŋka?
    ju
    2sg
    bangi
    afraid
    fi
    for
    wengi
    walk
    di
    the
    plɛkɛ
    place
    danga
    there
    ka?
    neg
    Aren't you afraid to travel over there?

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 564

  2. di bokapu bin bangi di doto kɛnɛ
    di
    the
    boko-apu
    Amerindian.person-pl
    bin
    pst
    bangi
    afraid
    di
    the
    doto
    dead
    kɛnɛ
    person
    Amerindians used to be scared of the dead.

    See Kouwenberg 2007a: 445