Value At-rest marking is used to express motion-from

Language:
Haitian Creole
Parameter:
Transitive motion verbs: ‘pull’

Examples

  1. Li nan twou a.
    Li
    3sg
    nan
    in
    twou
    hole
    a.
    def
    He/She is in the hole.
    French: Il/Elle est dans le trou.
  2. Plant sa a solid, ou gen fòs, rale l nan tè a pou mwen.
    Plant
    plant
    sa
    dem
    a
    sg
    solid,
    solid
    ou
    2sg
    gen
    have
    fòs,
    strength
    rale
    take.out
    l
    3sg
    nan
    in
    ground
    a
    def
    pou
    for
    mwen.
    1sg
    This plant is solid, you're strong; pull it out of the ground for me.
    French: Cette plante est solide, tu es fort, arrache-la du sol pour moi.

    See Valdman et al. 2007: 609