Value Subject – verb – recipient – theme

Language:
Guadeloupean Creole
Parameter:
Order of recipient and theme in ditransitive constructions
References
Bernabé 2003: 41

Examples

  1. An ba Wojé on poul.
    An
    1sg
    ba
    give
    Wojé
    Roger
    on
    indf
    poul.
    chicken
    I gave Roger a chicken.
  2. Pyè ba Eliza on bo.
    Pyè
    Peter
    ba
    give
    Eliza
    Elisa
    on
    indf
    bo.
    kiss
    Peter gave Elisa a kiss. OR: Peter kissed Elisa.

    See Bernabé 2003: 41