Value Passive without verbal coding

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
Passive constructions
References
Kouwenberg 1994a: \449-477; Kouwenberg 2007b: 38-39

Examples

  1. eni wari ben so boki mja
    eni
    3pl
    wari
    house
    ben
    inside
    so
    FOCUS
    boki
    money
    mja
    make
    In their house, money was made.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 453

  2. o bɛritɛ mɛtalma ʃi gutuwap
    o
    3sg
    bɛri-tɛ
    bury-pfv
    mɛtɛ
    with
    alma
    all
    ʃi
    3sg.poss
    gutu-apu
    thing-pl
    She was buried with all her possessions.

    See Kouwenberg 2007b: 38