Datapoint Berbice Dutch/Independent pronominal possessors

The nominalizing enclitic -jɛ is combined with the independent pronoun to form the independent pronominal possessor.

Values

Special pronoun form

Example 28-76:
ɛkɛjɛ, jujɛ, orijɛ/ʃijɛ, enʃijɛ/iʃijɛ, jɛndɛjɛ, enijɛ/inijɛ
ɛkɛ-jɛ,
1sg-nmlz
ju-jɛ,
2sg-nmlz
ori-jɛ,
3sg-nmlz
ʃi-jɛ,
3sg.poss-nmlz
enʃi-jɛ/iʃi-jɛ,
1pl-nmlz
jɛndɛ-jɛ,
2pl-nmlz
eni-jɛ/ini-jɛ
3pl-nmlz
mine, yours, his/hers/its, ours, yours, theirs

Source: Kouwenberg 1994a: 175

Example 28-77:
ɛkɛjə mja dida ka
ɛkɛ-jɛ
1sg-nmlz
mja
do
dida
that
ka
neg
Mine doesn't do that.

Source: Kouwenberg 1994a: 175

Confidence:
Very certain