Value At-rest marking is used to express motion-to

Language:
Early Sranan
Parameter:
Transitive motion verbs: ‘push’
References
Essegbey & Bruyn 2013+

Examples

  1. Dem sa trussu ju na ondro teh na inni horro va didübri.
    Den
    3pl
    sa
    fut
    trusu
    thrust
    yu
    2sg
    na
    loc
    ondro
    under
    te
    till
    na
    loc
    ini
    inside
    oro
    hole
    fu
    of
    d'dibri.
    devil
    They will push you down right into the devil's hole.

    See Schumann 1781: 163

  2. Myki a diki wan holle troy da dubeli na in.
    Meki
    make
    a
    3sg.sbj
    diki
    dig
    wan
    indf.sg
    olo
    hole
    trowe
    throw
    da
    det.sg
    d'dibri
    devil
    na
    loc
    ini.
    inside
    Let them dig a hole, (and) throw the devil inside.
    Dutch: [...] het Graf en gooid den Duivel daar in [...]. [ op.cit.]

    See van Dyk ca. 1765: 76

  3. alla somma, dissi de na inni hosso
    ala
    all
    soma,
    person
    disi
    rel
    de
    cop
    na
    loc
    ini
    in(side)
    oso
    house
    all the people who were in the house

    See Schumann 1781: 58