Value Complementizer consists of ‘say’ plus some other marker

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
Complementizer with verbs of speaking
References
Kouwenberg 1994a: 323-7, 329-336, 403-407; Kouwenberg 2007b: 33-5, 43

Examples

  1. eni pamatɛkɛ bihi dat ɛkɛ ma mu danga ka
    eni
    3pl
    pama-tɛ
    tell-pfv
    ɛkɛ
    1sg
    bifi
    say
    dati
    comp
    ɛkɛ
    1sg
    ma
    irr
    mu
    go
    danga
    there
    ka
    neg
    They told me that I should not go there.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 405