Datapoint Nicaraguan Creole English/Transitive motion verbs: ‘pull’

Values

Special motion-from adposition

Example 11-260:
Ah gwain pul yu out di huol.
Ah
1sg
gwain
fut
pul
pull
yu
2sg
out
out
di
art.def
huol.
hole
I’m going to pull you out of the hole.
Example 11-261:
Yu nuo, iin di kuos di langwij dem wat dem manij muor iz Spanish and Inglish.
Yu
2sg
nuo,
know
iin
in
di
art.def
kuos
coast
di
art.def
langwij
language
dem
pl
wat
rel
dem
3pl
manij
manage
muor
more
iz
cop.prs
Spanish
Spanish
and
and
Inglish.
English
You know, [here] on the Coast the languages that the people are most competent in are Spanish and English.

Source: Nicaragua project recordings CD

Example 11-262:
Lea haal Maria auta di huol.
Lea
Lea
haal
haul
Maria
Maria
auta
out.of
di
art.def
huol.
hole
Lea pulled Maria out of the hole.
Confidence:
Very certain