Value Double-object construction

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

Examples

  1. hem i givim mi ol ting olsem mane wetem wan pis kaliko
    hem
    3sg
    i
    agr
    givim
    give
    mi
    1sg
    ol
    pl
    ting
    thing
    olsem
    like
    mane
    money
    wetem
    with
    wan
    indf
    pis
    piece
    kaliko
    cloth
    He gave me things, like money and a piece of cloth.

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

  2. bae yu givim hem sam mo mane?
    bae
    irr
    yu
    2sg
    givim
    give
    hem
    3sg
    sam
    some
    mo
    more
    mane?
    money
    Would you have given him some more money?

    See Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings