Value Special motion-from adposition

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

Examples

  1. Di onli wey fu dem muv Haabat owta djeyl da fu me im do we i du.
    Di
    the
    onli
    only
    wey
    way
    fu
    for
    dem
    3pl
    muv
    move
    Haabat
    Herbert
    owta
    out.of
    djeyl
    jail
    da
    top
    fu
    for
    me
    ant
    im
    3sg
    do
    do
    we
    what
    i
    3sg
    du.
    do
    The only way they could move Herbert out of prison was exactly what he did. OR: He did what was needed to get Herbert out of prison.

    See Escure's 1992 materials

  2. A wan pul wan mame fa tri fi yu.
    A
    1sg
    wan
    fut
    pul
    pull
    wan
    one
    mame
    mame
    fa
    from
    tri
    tree
    fi
    for
    yu.
    you
    I will pull a mame (fruit) from the tree for you.

    See Escure's 1985 materials