Datapoint Sranan/Definite articles

The definite article is (n)a (singular) and den (plural).
The demonstratives are disi ‘this’ and dati ‘that’.

Values

Definite article distinct from demonstratives

Example 2-62:
Den ten disi a son e faya.
Den
the.pl
ten
time
disi
dem
a
det
son
sun
e
ipfv
faya.
hot
These days the sun is hot.

Source: Winford & Migge 2008: 721

Example 2-63:
Ma dan fa a sani dati du kon dan eigenlijk dan.
Ma
but
dan
then
fa
how
a
det
sani
thing
dati
dem
du
do
kon
become
dan
then
eigenlijk
properly
dan.
then
But how did that actually happen?
Confidence:
Very certain