Value At-rest marking is used to express motion-to

Language:
Belizean Creole
Parameter:
Transitive motion verbs: ‘push’
References
Escure's 1992 materials

Examples

  1. [Bra Fayaflay] lɛf Bra Anansi ina daknəs widowt wan fiʃ sɛf.
    [Bra
    [Brother
    Fayaflay]
    Firefly]
    lɛf
    left
    Bra
    Brother
    Anansi
    Anansi
    ina
    in
    daknəs
    darkness
    widowt
    without
    wan
    one
    fiʃ
    fish
    sɛf.
    self
    [Brother Firefly] left Brother Anansi in the dark without a single fish [for] himself (Anansi).

    See Escure 2004: CD

  2. I daʃ an rayt ina tayga mawt.
    I
    3sg
    daʃ
    dash
    an
    it
    rayt
    right
    ina
    into
    tayga
    tiger
    mawt.
    mouth
    He threw it right into Tiger's mouth.

    See Escure 2004: CD