Value Prepositions

Language:
Bislama
Parameter:
Order of adposition and noun phrase
References
Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

Examples

  1. hem i stap stap long solwota
    hem
    3sg
    i
    agr
    stap
    stay
    stap
    stay
    long
    prep
    solwota
    salt.water
    He lived for a long time by the ocean.

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

  2. [...] bae i kam long gavman.
    [...]
    [...]
    bae
    irr
    i
    agr
    kam
    come
    long
    prep
    gavman.
    government
    [...] it will come from the government.

    See Vanuatu Weekly Hebdomadaire

  3. bae mi soemoat long yu
    bae
    irr
    mi
    1sg
    soemoat
    show
    long
    prep
    yu
    2sg
    I'll show [them] to you.