Value Degree word precedes adjective

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
Order of degree word and adjective
References
Kouwenberg 1994a: 254-255; Kouwenberg 1996d: 34-35

Examples

  1. di kosuwapu di astwɛlɛ hogo
    di
    the
    kosu-apu
    fever-pl
    di
    dem
    astwɛlɛ
    too.much
    hogo
    high
    These fevers are too high (to be treated).

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 560

  2. ori mjatɛ ʃi selfu atwɛlɛ skrewn
    ori
    3sg
    mja-tɛ
    make-pfv
    ʃi
    3sg.poss
    selfu
    self
    astwɛlɛ
    too.much
    skrewn
    greedy
    He made himself much too greedy.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 355

  3. o kriktɛ en moi gu goto
    o
    3sg
    kriki-tɛ
    get-pfv
    en
    one
    moi
    good
    gu
    big
    goto
    trench
    He got to a fairly big trench.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 254