15. African influence on Sranan

15. African influence on Sranan - African influence on the...

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African influence on the structure of Sranan
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Simple motion in English and Sranan a. Kofi went into the room b. Kofi go na ini a kamra Kofi go PREP inside the room 'Kofi went into the room‘ c. Kofi go na a kamra ini Kofi go PREP the room inside 'Kofi went into the room'
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Simple motion in English and Sranan (contd) Kofi went out of the room Kofi komoto/komopo na ini a kamra Kofi come_from PREP inside the room 'Kofi came out of the room’ Kofi komoto/komopo na a kamra ini Kofi come_from PREP the room inside 'Kofi came out of the room'
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Complex motion in English and Sranan Complex motion combines Path with Manner. Edgar crawled into the room Edgar crawled out of the room a. Edgar kroipi go na ini a kamra E crawl go loc inside def room ‘Edgar crawled into the room’ b. Edgar kroipi kmopo na ini a kamra E crawl come.out loc inside def room ‘Edgar crawled out of the room’
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. Kofi
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This note was uploaded on 08/19/2011 for the course SSA 4930 taught by Professor Essegbey during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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