Value Subject – verb – recipient – theme

Language:
Cape Verdean Creole of Brava
Parameter:
Order of recipient and theme in ditransitive constructions
References
Argi Avera field work corpus 2000

Examples

  1. Pedru da se vizinhu un libru.
    Pedru
    Pedru
    da
    give
    se
    his
    vizinhu
    neighbour
    un
    a
    libru.
    book
    Pedru gave his neighbour a book.
  2. Ken ki ten ka sa da ningen yel.
    Ken
    who
    ki
    comp
    ten
    has
    ka
    neg
    sa
    prog
    da
    give
    ningen
    nobody
    yel.
    it
    Who has some is not giving anyone anything.

    See Argi Avera field work corpus 2000