Value Subject – verb – theme – recipient

Language:
Gurindji Kriol
Parameter:
Order of recipient and theme in ditransitive constructions
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