Value Subject – verb – theme – recipient

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

Examples

  1. An ka pòté fig ba papa.
    An
    1sg
    ka
    prog
    pòté
    bring
    fig
    banana
    ba
    prep
    papa.
    father
    I am bringing some bananas to/for my father.
    French: J'apporte des bananes à papa.

    See Ludwig et al. 2002: 28