Value Theme of the second verb, literal interpretation impossible

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago
Parameter:
‘Take’ serial verb constructions
References
Lang 2012

Examples

  1. Katxor toma pónta di si rábo e po dibáxu di si bariga.
    Katxor
    dog
    toma
    take
    pónta
    tip
    di=si=rábo
    of=his=tail
    e=po
    3sg=put
    dibáxu
    under
    di=si=bariga.
    of=his=belly
    The dog put the end of his tail under his belly.
    German: Der Hund legte das Ende seines Schwanzes unter seinen Bauch.

    See Lang 2012