Datapoint Early Sranan/Savvy

The item sabi is both a verb and a noun.

Values

A savvy word exists

Example 1-253:
sabi
sabi
know/knowledge
know, understand; knowledge
German: wissen; kennen; verstehen; erkennen; das Wissen, die Erkentniss [op.cit.]

Source: Schumann 1783: 146

Example 1-175:
Da dago wan hondiman, a sabi va hondi.
Da
det.sg
dago
dog
wan
indf.sg
ontiman,
hunter
a
3sg.sbj
sabi
know
fu
to
onti.
hunt
That dog is a hunter, it knows how to hunt.
German: Das ist ein Jagdhund. [op.cit.]

Source: Schumann 1783: 26

Example 1-82:
Den drom no klare jetti oenno zabi takki no wan zomma ben pree lange da drom na negi moen tem.
Den
det.pl
dron
drum
no
neg
klari
ready
ete
yet
unu
2pl
sabi
know
taki
say
no-wan
no-one
soma
person
ben
pst
prei
play
nanga
with
da
det.sg
dron
drum
na
loc
neigi
nine
mun
moon
ten.
time
The drums are not ready yet, you know that no one has played on the drum in nine months time.
Dutch: De Trommel is nog niet klaar, daar is in de Tyd van neegen Maanden niet op Gespeeld, dat weet je wel. [op.cit.]

Source: van Dyk ca. 1765: 108

Confidence:
Very certain