Value Only 'think' complement has a complementizer

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
Complements of 'think' and 'want'
References
Kouwenberg 1994a: 323-353

Examples

  1. di mama suka M fi ʃima fan di wari ka
    di
    the
    mama
    mother
    suku-a
    want-ipfv
    M
    m
    fi
    for
    ʃima
    move
    fan
    from
    di
    the
    wari
    house
    ka
    neg
    The mother doesn't want M. to move out of the house.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 324

  2. tito suka ju kikjeni [...]
    titi
    time
    o
    3sg
    suku-a
    want-ipfv
    ju
    2sg
    kiki
    see
    eni
    3pl
    [...]
    [...]
    When it wants you to see them [...]

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 351

  3. tito bion di poto bjatɛ nau [...]
    titi
    time
    o
    3sg
    bionto
    believe
    di
    the
    poto
    pot
    bia-tɛ
    cook-prf
    nau
    now
    [...]
    [...]
    When he thought his pot had cooked (i.e. the food had cooked) [...]

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 336

  4. soso glof datiti o dototɛ o ma bu musu
    soso
    thus
    o
    3sg
    glofu
    believe
    dati
    that
    titi
    time
    o
    3sg
    doto-tɛ
    die-prf
    o
    3sg
    ma
    irr
    bu
    drink
    musu
    much
    This is what he believes, that when he is dead, he will drink a lot.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 604

  5. o glof bi di tau kán bitjo
    o
    3sg
    glofu
    believe
    bi
    say
    di
    the
    tau
    snake
    kán
    cannot
    biti
    bite
    o
    3sg
    He believed that the snake couldn't bite him.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 604