Value Serial verb construction plus preposition

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

Examples

  1. Lea hari Maria komoto na (ini) horo.
    Lea
    Lea
    hari
    pull
    Maria
    Maria
    komoto
    come.out
    na
    loc
    (ini)
    (in(side))
    horo.
    hole
    Lea pulled Maria out of the hole.
  2. Myki den krien da gottere bon poele loete kommotte.
    Meki
    make
    den
    3pl
    krin
    clean
    da
    det.sg
    gotro
    ditch
    bun
    well
    puru
    remove
    lutu
    root
    komoto.
    come.out
    Let them clean the ditch and pull out the roots [from the soil].
    Dutch: Maak dat ze de Sloot ter deeg schoon maaken en haalen de Wortels wel uit de Grond. [op.cit.]

    See van Dyk ca. 1765: 58

  3. Da Masra P. tjarie em komopo na Engliesiekondree gie joe mie briebie.
    Da
    it.be
    Masra
    master
    P.
    p
    tyari
    carry
    en
    3sg
    komopo
    come.out
    na
    loc
    Ingriskondre
    England
    gi
    give
    yu
    2sg
    mi
    1sg
    bribi.
    believe
    It was Mister P. who brought it from England for you, I believe.
    Dutch: De Heer P zal 't u uit Engeland mêe gebracht hebben geloof ik. [op.cit.]

    See Weygandt 1798: 122-123

  4. 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