Value At-rest marking is used to express motion-to

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
Transitive motion verbs: ‘push’
References
Kouwenberg 1994a: 203-227

Examples

  1. o kutɛ di feʃ an goi di feʃi kujara ben
    o
    3sg
    ku-tɛ
    catch-pfv
    di
    the
    feʃi
    fish
    an
    and
    gui
    throw
    di
    the
    feʃi
    fish
    kujara
    canoe
    ben
    inside
    He caught the fish and threw (it) in(to) his canoe.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 213

  2. ɛkɛ wa stupa so, krɛkɛ ben, ofru hildapo
    ɛkɛ
    1sg
    wa
    pst
    stupu-a
    stop-ipfv
    so,
    so
    krɛkɛ
    creek
    ben,
    inside
    ofru
    over
    hilda-apu
    Hilda-pl
    I was living over there, in the creek, on the other side of Hilda and her family.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 239