Value Serial verb construction plus preposition

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

Examples

  1. Lea pusu Maria go na (ini) horo.
    Lea
    Lea
    pusu
    push
    Maria
    Maria
    go
    go
    na
    loc
    (ini)
    (in(side))
    horo.
    hole
    Lea pushed Maria into the hole.
  2. Sarki swali somma; a hali somma go na inni watra.
    Sarki
    shark
    swari
    swallow
    soma;
    person
    a
    3sg.sbj
    hari
    pull
    soma
    person
    go
    go
    na
    loc
    ini
    in(side)
    watra.
    water
    (A) shark(s) swallow(s) people; it pulls people into the water.

    See Schumann 1783: 83