Value Theme of the second verb, literal interpretation possible

Language:
Berbice Dutch
Parameter:
‘Take’ serial verb constructions
References
Kouwenberg 1994a: 396-402

Examples

  1. deki ɛkɛ kujara bentɛ mɛtenjɛ
    deki
    take
    ɛkɛ
    1sg
    kujara
    canoe
    bendi-tɛ
    tie-pfv
    mɛtɛ
    with
    eni-jɛ
    3pl-nmlz
    (They) tied my canoe up with theirs.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 397

  2. o dekja di papa ma briŋ
    o
    3sg
    deki-a
    take-ipfv
    di
    the
    papa
    father
    mu-a
    go-ipfv
    bringi
    bring
    He was taking his father home.

    See Kouwenberg 1994a: 400