Datapoint Berbice Dutch/Intensifiers and reflexive pronouns

Values

Intensifiers and reflexives are identical

Example 28-143:
o goi-tɛ ʃi sel mingi ben tobːoːː
o
3sg
gui-tɛ
throw-pfv
ʃi
3sg.poss
selfu
self
mingi
water
ben
inside
tobːoːː
splash
It threw itself "splash!" into the water.

Source: Kouwenberg 1994a: 182

Example 28-104:
pabadi self kan mjo arum ababaka
pabadi
God
selfu
self
kan
can
mja
make
o
3sg
arum
poor
ababa
anymore
ka
neg
Even God himself cannot make him poor anymore.

Source: Kouwenberg 1994a: 187

Example 28-144:
ɛk sel hardli das mu
ɛkɛ
1sg
selfu
self
hardli
hardly
das
hab
mu
go
I myself hardly go (anywhere).

Source: Kouwenberg 1994a: 187

Confidence:
Certain