Datapoint Guyanais/Nominal and verbal conjunction

The type of sentence chaining illustrated in Example 77 is considered acrolectal in Guyanais.

Values

Differentiation

Example 52-75:
Georges ké Marie kouri alé
Georges
Georges
with
Marie
Mary
kouri
run
alé
go
Georges and Mary quickly went away.
Example 52-77:
Georges ka fè manjé-a é Marie ka dronmi
Georges
George
ka
prog
make
manjé-a
meal-art
é
and
Marie
Mary
ka
prog
dronmi
sleep
George is preparing the meal and Mary is sleeping.
Example 52-74:
Marie soti pati Georges
Marie
Mary
soti
go.out
pati
leave
with
Georges
George
Mary went out and left together with George.
Example 52-78:
i pran li mété li annan mem trou-a
i
he
pran
take
li
it
mété
put
li
it
annan
in
mem
same
trou-a
hole-art
He took it and put in into the same hole.

Source: Jennings & Pfänder 2013+

Confidence:
Uncertain