Value Special reciprocal construction based on 'companion'

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
Reciprocal constructions
References
Kouwenberg 1994a: 183-5

Examples

  1. 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

  2. en bɛtɛ mati fu mja mati skriki
    eni
    3pl
    bɛt-tɛ
    bet-pfv
    mati
    recp
    fu
    for
    mja
    make
    mati
    recp
    skriki
    frighten
    They made a bet with each other to frighten each other.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 184