Datapoint Early Sranan/Order of subject, object, and verb

Values

Subject-verb-object (SVO)

Example 1-2:
Da mastra tikki mi wyfi na nitti lange trange hay.
Da
det.sg
masra
master
teki
take
mi
1sg
wefi
wife
na
in
neti
night
nanga
with
tranga
strong
ai.
eye
The master took my wife during the night with force.
Dutch: De Directeur het myn Vrouw met geweld in zyn Magt gekreegen en met geweld heeft hy by haar Geslaapen. [op.cit.]

Source: van Dyk ca. 1765: 74

Example 1-1:
Isredeh mi kau bringi wan mannpikin.
Isrede
yesterday
mi
1sg
kau
cow
bringi
deliver
wan
a
manpikin.
male.young
Yesterday my cow delivered a bull calf.
German: Gestern hat meine Kuh ein Junges, ein Oechsgen geworfen. [op.cit.]

Source: Schumann 1783: 22

Confidence:
Very certain