Value Double-object construction

Language:
Fa d’Ambô
Parameter:
Ditransitive constructions with ‘give’
References
Post 1994: 197; Post 1994: 201

Examples

  1. Pay da mina dyielu.
    Pai
    father
    da
    give
    mina
    child
    dyielu.
    money
    The father gives the money to the child.
  2. Malá da pédel tabaku.
    Malá
    Maria
    da
    give
    pé-de-eli
    father-of-3sg
    tabaku.
    tabacco
    Mary gives the tobacco to her father.

    See Post 1994: 197

  3. Amu fa bo xosai.
    Amu
    1sg
    fa
    speak
    bo
    2sg
    xo-sai.
    thing-dem
    I tell you this.

    See Post 1994: 201