Value Serial verb construction plus preposition

Language:
Sranan
Parameter:
Transitive motion verbs: ‘pull’
References
Sebba 1987

Examples

  1. Kofi hari a ston puru na ini a olo.
    Kofi
    Kofi
    hari
    pull
    a
    det
    ston
    stone
    puru
    remove
    na
    loc
    ini
    in
    a
    det
    olo.
    hole
    Kofi pulled the stone out of the hole.

    See Sebba 1987: 123

  2. Kofi hari a pikin komoto na ini a olo.
    Kofi
    Kofi
    hari
    pull
    a
    det
    pikin
    child
    komoto
    come.out
    na
    loc
    ini
    in
    a
    det
    olo.
    hole
    Kofi pulled the child out of the hole.

    See Winford 2008: 33