Datapoint Berbice Dutch/The associative plural

Values

Associative plural marker identical to additive plural marker

Example 28-51:
ɛkɛ wa stupa so, krɛkɛ ben, ofru hildapo
ɛkɛ
1sg
wa
pst
stupu-a
stop-ipfv
so,
so
krɛkɛ
creek
ben,
inside
ofru
over
hilda-apu
Hilda-pl
I was living over there, in the creek, on the other side of Hilda and her family.

Source: Kouwenberg 1994a: 239

Example 28-52:
[...] titi o gruja mɛtɛ di tantijapo
[...]
[...]
titi
when
o
3sg
grui-a
grow-ipfv
mɛtɛ
with
di
the
tanti-apu
aunt-pl
[...] when she was growing up with her aunt and family.

Source: Kouwenberg 1994a: 239

Example 28-49:
ɛkɛ timi mɛtɛ di hogo skunapu ababaka
ɛkɛ
1sg
timi
be.able
mɛtɛ
with
di
the
hogo
high
skun-apu
shoe-pl
ababa
anymore
ka
neg
I cannot cope with high-heeled shoes anymore.

Source: Kouwenberg 2007a: 445

Confidence:
Very certain