Datapoint Sranan/Marking of possessor noun phrases

Values

Adpositional or case marking of possessor Frequency: 50.0%

Example 2-85:
A plan fu a Masra e go doro.
A
det
plan
plan
fu
of
a
det
Masra
Master
e
ipfv
go
go
doro.
through
The Lord’s plan continues.

Source: Winford 2000b: 118

Example 2-86:
Ma fa a pikin fu Oom N du dede dan?
Ma
but
fa
how
a
det
pikin
child
fu
of
Oom
Uncle
N
n
du
do
dede
die
dan?
then
But how did Uncle N’s child actually die, then?

Source: Winford 2000a: 402

Example 2-6:
a buba fu a tigri
a
det
buba
skin
fu
of
a
det
tigri
tiger
the tiger’s pelt

Source: Nickel & Wilner 1984: 37

Confidence:
Certain

No marking Frequency: 50.0%

Example 2-87:
Den bigi suma taki yu kan kibri yu granmama bere.
Den
The.pl
bigi
big
suma
person
taki
say
yu
2sg
kan
can
kibri
cover
yu
2sg
granmama
grandma
bere.
belly
The older folk say you can hide your grandmother’s belly.

Source: Winford 2000b: 80

Example 2-88:
Ma yu no kan kibri granmama koso.
Ma
but
yu
2sg
no
neg
kan
can
kibri
cover
granmama
grandma
koso.
cough
But you can’t hide grandma's coughing.

Source: Winford 2000b: 80

Confidence:
Certain