Value Experiencer is subject, 'fear' is verbal

Language:
Chinese Pidgin Russian
Parameter:
Experiencer constructions with ‘fear’

Examples

  1. Наша хунхуза не боится.
    Naʃa xuɳxuʒə ni baisa.
    Naʃa
    1pl
    xuɳxuʒə
    forest.bandit
    ni
    neg
    baisa.
    fear
    We are not afraid of forest bandits.

    See Fadeev 1982: 11

  2. Боися я, конешко боися, один сиди ночью.
    Baisia ja, kaneʃəna baisia, adin sidi noʧu.
    Baisia
    be.afraid
    ja,
    1sg
    kaneʃəna
    of.course
    baisia,
    be.afraid
    adin
    one
    sidi
    sit
    noʧu.
    at.night
    I was afraid, surely one would be afraid of being alone during the night.

    See Perekhvalskaya 2008: 235