Value Subject – recipient – theme – verb

Language:
Chinese Pidgin Russian
Parameter:
Order of recipient and theme in ditransitive constructions

Examples

  1. Янсели тебе катами намихта давай.
    Janseli tibe katami namixta dawaj.
    Janseli
    Janseli
    tibe
    2sg
    katami
    chow
    namixta
    dried.fish
    dawaj.
    give
    Janseli will give you a dish made of dried salmon.

    See Fadeev 1982: 229

  2. Я туда ходи, ищё гумага подают, тоже дай гумага.
    Ja tuda xodi, iʃːo gumaga padajutə, toʒə daj gumaga.
    Ja
    1sg
    tuda
    there
    xodi,
    go
    iʃːo
    all
    gumaga
    paper
    padajutə,
    give.3pl
    toʒə
    also
    daj
    give
    gumaga.
    paper
    I went there, everybody was given some paper, I was also given some paper.

    See Perekhvalskaya 2008: 268