Value Subject – verb – recipient – theme

Language:
Chinese Pidgin English
Parameter:
Order of recipient and theme in ditransitive constructions
References
Tong 1862: VI.64; Tong 1862: VI.4; Tong 1862: VI.39; Tong 1862: VI.16

Examples

  1. 㕭刦米温卑士利薛
    You give my one piecee receipt.
    You
    2sg
    give
    give
    my
    1sg
    one
    art.indf
    piecee
    clf
    receipt.
    receipt
    You give me a receipt.

    See Tong 1862: VI.4

  2. 刼未
    Give me.
    Give
    give
    me.
    1sg
    Give it to me.

    See Tong 1862: IV.46

  3. 刦買甘舖(竹+厘)文
    Give my compliment.
    Give
    give
    my
    1sg.poss
    compliment.
    compliment
    Give him my compliment.

    See Tong 1862: IV.61

  4. 刦急頓地士(口掗)打
    Give captain thisee order.
    Give
    give
    captain
    captain
    thisee
    dem
    order.
    order
    Give this order to the captain.

    See Tong 1862: VI.64