Datapoint Berbice Dutch/Predicative noun phrases and predicative locative phrases

Values

Differentiation

Example 28-122:
ʃi papa wa da riki man
ʃi
3sg.poss
papa
father
wa
pst
da
cop
riki
rich
man
man
His father was a rich man.

Source: Kouwenberg 2007a: 447

Example 28-101:
en ka alwes jɛ di mingi ben ka
eni
3pl
kan
can
alwes
always
jɛn
be
di
the
mingi
water
ben
inside
ka
neg
They cannot be in the water forever.

Source: Kouwenberg 1994a: 616

Example 28-120:
ɛkɛ da boko jɛrma
ɛkɛ
1sg
da
cop
boko
Amerindian
jɛrma
woman
I am an Amerindian woman. OR: I am Amerindian (i.c. Arawak).

Source: Kouwenberg 2007a: 446

Confidence:
Very certain