Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of Brava/Order of recipient and theme in ditransitive constructions

Values

Subject – verb – recipient – theme

Example 31-116:

Pedru da se vizinhu un libru.
Pedru
Pedru
da
give
se
his
vizinhu
neighbour
un
a
libru.
book
Pedru gave his neighbour a book.

Example 31-117:

Ken ki ten ka sa da ningen yel.
Ken
who
ki
comp
ten
has
ka
neg
sa
prog
da
give
ningen
nobody
yel.
it
Who has some is not giving anyone anything.

Source: Argi Avera field work corpus 2000

Confidence:
Very certain