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

Language:
Cameroon Pidgin English
Parameter:
Transitive motion verbs: ‘push’
References
Escure's own knowledge

Examples

  1. Lea push Maria fo insayd hol.
    Lea
    Lea
    push
    push
    Maria
    Maria
    fo
    for
    insayd
    inside
    hol.
    hole
    Lea pushed Maria into the hole.

    See Balbina Ebong, p.c.

  2. Lea push Maria fo hol.
    Lea
    Lea
    push
    push
    Maria
    Maria
    fo
    for
    hol.
    hole
    Lea pushed Maria into the hole.

    See Balbina Ebong, p.c.

  3. I bin go waka fo insayd fores.
    I
    3sg.sbj
    bin
    pst
    go
    go
    waka
    walk
    fo
    for
    insayd
    inside
    fores.
    forest
    He was walking in the forest.

    See questionnaire data 1999-2000

  4. Wan boi an wan gel di plei fo rut.
    Wan
    indf.art
    boi
    boy
    an
    and
    wan
    indf.art
    gel
    girl
    di
    ipfv
    plei
    play
    fo
    for
    rut.
    road
    A boy and a girl are playing in the street.

    See questionnaire data 1999-2000