Value Intensifiers and reflexives are identical

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
Intensifiers and reflexive pronouns
References
Kouwenberg 1994a: 187

Examples

  1. pabadi self kan mjo arum ababaka
    pabadi
    God
    selfu
    self
    kan
    can
    mja
    make
    o
    3sg
    arum
    poor
    ababa
    anymore
    ka
    neg
    Even God himself cannot make him poor anymore.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 187

  2. o goi-tɛ ʃi sel mingi ben tobːoːː
    o
    3sg
    gui-tɛ
    throw-pfv
    ʃi
    3sg.poss
    selfu
    self
    mingi
    water
    ben
    inside
    tobːoːː
    splash
    It threw itself "splash!" into the water.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 182

  3. ɛk sel hardli das mu
    ɛkɛ
    1sg
    selfu
    self
    hardli
    hardly
    das
    hab
    mu
    go
    I myself hardly go (anywhere).

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 187