Datapoint Sranan/Negation and tense, aspect, and mood marking

Values

Same TAM marking in negated clauses

Example 2-118:
Efu yu no wroko, dan you no o nyan, tog.
Efu
if
yu
you
no
neg
wroko,
work
dan
then
you
you
no
neg
o
fut
nyan,
eat
tog.
tag
If you don’t work, then you won’t eat, right?

Source: Winford 2000a: 412

Example 2-119:
Ma yu no musu du den sani dati.
Ma
but
yu
2sg
no
neg
musu
must
du
do
den
the.pl
sani
thing
dati.
dem
But you mustn’t do those things.

Source: Winford 2000b: 71

Example 2-117:
A man wani taki den kaw musu go pupe.
A
the
man
man
wani
want
taki
that
den
the.pl
kaw
cow
musu
must
go
go
pupe.
relieve.themselves
The man wanted the cows to relieve themselves.
Example 2-120:
A musu de taki na den pikin nyan a kuku.
A
it
musu
must
de
be
taki
comp
na
foc
den
the.pl
pikin
child
nyan
eat
a
det
kuku.
cake
It must be the case that it was the children who ate the cake.
Confidence:
Very certain