Value Indirect-object construction

Language:
Bislama
Parameter:
Ditransitive constructions with ‘give’
References
Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

Examples

  1. bambae Aron i givim mane long mi
    bambae
    irr
    Aron
    Aaron
    i
    agr
    givim
    give
    mane
    money
    long
    all
    mi
    1sg
    Aaron will give money to me.

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

  2. i givim kosin fi long mi
    i
    agr
    givim
    give
    kosin
    caution
    fi
    fee
    long
    all
    mi
    1sg
    She gave me my security deposit.

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings