Value Complementizer not synchronically related to ‘say’

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. o bi dat ani wɛtɛ kɛna bin kumtɛ fan ɛk ni waŋʃi ka
    o
    3sg
    bi
    say
    dati
    comp
    andri
    other
    wɛtɛ
    white
    kɛnɛ-apu
    peron-pl
    bin
    tns
    kumu-tɛ
    come-prf
    fan
    from
    ɛkɛ
    1sg
    nimi
    know
    wanga-ʃi
    where-side
    ka
    neg
    He said that some white people had come from I don't know where.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 332