Value Differentiation

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
Nominal and verbal conjunction
References
Kouwenberg 1994a: 137-142

Examples

  1. o bi daten dekto an pit di man jɛrma
    o
    3sg
    bi
    say
    dati
    that
    eni
    3pl
    deki-tɛ
    take-pfv
    o
    3sg
    an
    and
    pi-tɛ
    give-pfv
    di
    the
    man
    man
    jɛrma
    woman
    It is said that they abducted him and gave the man a woman.

    See Kouwenberg 2007b: 35

  2. ju mwa bof ʃi an ju ma kom wanɛ? fridak?
    ju
    2sg
    mu-a
    go-ipfv
    bofu
    top
    ʃi
    side
    an
    and
    ju
    2sg
    ma
    irr
    kumu
    come
    wanɛrɛ?
    when
    fridaka?
    Friday
    You are going upriver and you are coming back when? Friday?

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 44

  3. ɛk mɛtɛk tokap
    ɛkɛ
    1sg
    mɛtɛ
    with
    ɛkɛ
    1sg
    toko-apu
    child-pl
    me and my children

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 164

  4. bakofu mɛtɛ kukrit, ju kan jefi eni ka
    bakofu
    banana
    mɛtɛ
    with
    kukriti
    maripa.nut
    ju
    2sg
    kan
    can
    jefi
    eat
    eni
    3pl
    ka
    neg
    Bananas and maripa palmnuts, you cannot eat them (under certain circumstances).

    See Kouwenberg 2007a: 444