Datapoint Berbice Dutch/Antidual of paired body-part terms

Body parts which come in pairs are frequently not marked for plural. As a result, the interpretation of toro ('eye'), beri ('ear'), bwa ('leg/foot') and bara ('arm/hand') is sometimes ambiguous.

Values

No antidual

Example 28-56:
ʃi bwa wa bigintɛ riʃi
ʃi
3sg.poss
bwa
leg
wa
pst
bigin-tɛ
begin-pfv
riʃi
swell
His leg had begun to swell.

Source: Kouwenberg 1994a: 578

Example 28-57:
di en bara moi ka
di
the
en
one
bara
arm/hand
moi
good
ka
neg
His one hand is not good.

Source: Kouwenberg 1994a: 564

Confidence:
Very certain