Value Indirect-object construction

Language:
Gurindji Kriol
Parameter:
Ditransitive constructions with ‘give’
References
Meakins 2007: 431

Examples

  1. Dat kirri im gibit jumok ngumpitku.
    Dat
    the
    kirri
    woman
    im
    3sg
    gib-it
    give-tr
    jumok
    smoke
    ngumpit-ku.
    man-dat
    The woman gives a cigarette to the man.

    See Meakins 2007: 432

  2. Bat i bin gibit wanbala bo nyanuny husban.
    Bat
    but
    i
    3sg.s
    bin
    pst
    gib-it
    give-tr
    wanbala
    one
    bo
    dat
    nyanuny
    3sg.dat
    husban.
    husband
    But she gave one to her husband.

    See Gurindji Kriol database 2003-2006