Datapoint Early Sranan/Directional serial verb constructions with 'come' and 'go'

Values

‘Come’ and ‘go’ directionals exist

Example 1-209:
Mi za ron go na fotte.
Mi
1sg
sa
fut
ron
run
go
go
na
loc
foto.
fort
I'll run to the Fort (i.e. Paramaribo).
Dutch: Ik wil gaauw na het Fort loopen. [op.cit.]

Source: van Dyk ca. 1765: 83

Example 1-210:
Gado ben sendi hem pikin komm na wi.
Gado
God
ben
pst
seni
send
en
3sg
pikin
child
kon
come
na
loc
wi.
1pl
God sent his child to us.

Source: Schumann 1783: 152

Example 1-211:
Onoe sa moesoe goo foe kiesie dem, en tiarrie dem kom nà fotto.
Unu
2pl
sa
fut
musu
must
go
go
fu
for
kisi
catch
den,
3pl
en
and
tyari
bring
den
3pl
kon
come
na
loc
foto.
fort
You should go capture them, and bring them to the Fort (i.e. Paramaribo).

Source: SPT 1762: art.7

Example 1-86:
Sarki swali somma; a hali somma go na inni watra.
Sarki
shark
swari
swallow
soma;
person
a
3sg.sbj
hari
pull
soma
person
go
go
na
loc
ini
in(side)
watra.
water
(A) shark(s) swallow(s) people; it pulls people into the water.

Source: Schumann 1783: 83

Example 1-8:
A wakka go na Galileakondre, ma a no go na Nazareth.
A
3sg.sbj
waka
travel
go
go
na
loc
Galileakondre,
Galilee.country
ma
but
a
3sg.sbj
no
neg
go
go
na
loc
Nazareth.
Nazareth
He travelled to Galilee, but he did not go to Nazareth.

Source: Schumann 1781: 45

Confidence:
Very certain