Value Verb-initial recipient – theme

Language:
Afrikaans
Parameter:
Order of recipient and theme in ditransitive constructions

Examples

  1. Daarom gee ons (vir) die man 'n roos.
    Daarom
    therefore
    gee
    give
    ons
    1pl
    (vir)
    (for)
    die
    def.art
    man
    man
    'n
    indf.art
    roos.
    rose
    Therefore we give the man a rose.