Datapoint Early Sranan/Order of frequency adverb, verb, and object

Values

Verb – object – adverb Frequency: 90.0%

Example 1-37:
Mi zi joe noefetrom.
Mi
1sg
si
see
yu
2sg
nofotron.
often
I see you often.
Dutch: Ik zie haar dikwils. [op.cit.]

Source: van Dyk ca. 1765: 6

Example 1-36:
Ju lai da boto tumussi.
Yu
2sg
lai
load
da
det.sg
boto
boat
tumusi.
excessively
You overload the boat.
German: Du beladest das Boot allzusehr. [op.cit.]

Source: Schumann 1783: 97

Confidence:
Very certain

Verb – adverb – object Frequency: 10.0%

Example 1-38:
leki va wassi so mennitron dem dringiglasi, djoggo, pattu, pleti, tafra en stulu
leki
like
fu
to
wasi
wash
somentron
so.many.times
den
det.pl
dringiglasi
drink.glass
dyogo
jug
patu
pot
preti
plate
tafra
table
en
and
sturu
chair
like cleaning often the drinking glasses, jugs, pots, plates, tables and chairs

Source: Schumann 1781: 122

Confidence:
Certain