Value Theme of the second verb, literal interpretation possible

Language:
Cameroon Pidgin English
Parameter:
‘Take’ serial verb constructions
References
Escure's own knowledge

Examples

  1. A tek naif giv yu.
    A
    1sg.sbj
    tek
    take
    naif
    knife
    giv
    give
    yu.
    2sg.obj
    I gave you the knife.

    See Balbina Ebong, p.c.

  2. I tek naif chuk mi fo ay.
    I
    3sg.sbj
    tek
    take
    naif
    knife
    chuk
    stab
    mi
    1sg.obj
    fo
    for
    ay.
    eye
    She/He stabbed me in the eye(s) with a knife.

    See Balbina Ebong, p.c.