Datapoint Berbice Dutch/Going to named places

Values

No adpositional/case marking Frequency: 70.0%

Example 28-128:
o mutɛ wiruni
o
3sg
mu-tɛ
go-pfv
wiruni
Wiruni
He went to Wiruni.

Source: Kouwenberg 1994a: 482

Example 28-129:
ju oiti mutɛ birbistati?
ju
2sg
oiti
ever
mu-tɛ
go-pfv
birbiʃi
Berbice
stati?
town
Have you ever gone to New Amsterdam?

Source: Kouwenberg 1994a: 572

Confidence:
Very certain

Serial verb Frequency: 30.0%

Example 28-130:
ʃi tokap dektɛ mutɛ kukwani
ʃi
3sg.poss
toko-apu
child-pl
deki-tɛ
take-pfv
mu-tɛ
go-pfv
kukwani
Kwakwani
His children took (him) to Kwakwani.

Source: Kouwenberg 1994a: 643

Example 28-131:
titeni mangitɛ mut dɛn di gut loʃtori
titi
time
eni
3pl
mangi-tɛ
run-pfv
mu-tɛ
go-pfv
dɛn
then
di
def
gutu
thing
loʃi-tɛ
lose-pfv
ori
3sg
When they ran (there), then the thing let go of him.

Source: Kouwenberg 1994a: 412

Confidence:
Very certain