Datapoint Saramaccan/Order of adposition and noun phrase

Values

Prepositions

Example 3-36:
Di makuka ta dɛ ku miii a baka.
Di
def.sg
makuka
monkey
ta
asp
be
ku
with
miii
child
a
loc
baka.
back
The monkey carries its child on its back.

Source: de Groot 1977: 8

Example 3-5:
A kɔti hɛn ku di faka.
A
3sg
kɔti
cut
hɛn
3sg
ku
with
di
def.sg
faka.
knife
He cut it with the knife.
Example 3-6:
A kumutu a di wosu dɛndu.
A
3sg
kumutu
come.out
a
prep
di
def.sg
wosu
house
dɛndu.
inside
He came out of the house.
Confidence:
Very certain