Value Double-object construction

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
Ditransitive constructions with ‘give’
References
Bruyn et.al. 1999

Examples

  1. o bi daten dekto an pit di man jɛrma
    o
    3sg
    bi
    say
    dati
    that
    eni
    3pl
    deki-tɛ
    take-pfv
    o
    3sg
    an
    and
    pi-tɛ
    give-pfv
    di
    the
    man
    man
    jɛrma
    woman
    It is said that they abducted him and gave the man a woman.

    See Kouwenberg 2007b: 35

  2. en kɛnɛ pi eni en gutu ka
    en
    indf
    kɛnɛ
    person
    pi
    give
    eni
    3pl
    en
    indf
    gutu
    thing
    ka
    neg
    Nobody gives them anything.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 590