Datapoint Early Sranan/'Give' serial verb constructions

Values

‘Give’ in second position, recipient or beneficiary

Example 1-213:
Dem sa hoppo dorro gi hem.
Den
3pl
sa
fut
hondru
open
doro
door
gi
give
en.
3sg
They will open the door for him.

Source: Schumann 1781: 167

Example 1-212:
Mi no ben du krukkutu gi hem.
Mi
1sg
no
neg
ben
pst
du
do
krukutu
wrong
gi
give
en.
3sg
I didn't do him wrong.
German: Ich habe ihm kein Unrecht gethan. [Schumann 1783:149]

Source: Schumann 1783: 149

Example 1-214:
Kaba dem tu sissa senni muffe gi Jesus, dem takki: [...].
Kaba
and
den
3pl
tu
two
sisa
sister
seni
send
mofo
word
gi
give
Jesus,
Jesus
den
3pl
taki:
say
[...].
[...]
And the two sisters sent a message to Jesus, saying [...].

Source: Schumann 1781: 199

Confidence:
Very certain