Datapoint Belizean Creole/Transitive motion verbs: ‘pull’

Examples 22 and 157 illustrate two 'motion-from' prepositions (fa and awta). There are others.

Values

Special motion-from adposition

Example 9-22:
A wan pul wan mame fa tri fi yu.
A
1sg
wan
fut
pul
pull
wan
one
mame
mame
fa
from
tri
tree
fi
for
yu.
you
I will pull a mame (fruit) from the tree for you.

Source: Escure's 1985 materials

Example 9-157:
Di onli wey fu dem muv Haabat owta djeyl da fu me im do we i du.
Di
the
onli
only
wey
way
fu
for
dem
3pl
muv
move
Haabat
Herbert
owta
out.of
djeyl
jail
da
top
fu
for
me
ant
im
3sg
do
do
we
what
i
3sg
du.
do
The only way they could move Herbert out of prison was exactly what he did. OR: He did what was needed to get Herbert out of prison.

Source: Escure's 1992 materials

Confidence:
Very certain