Datapoint Ghanaian Pidgin English/Transitive motion verbs: ‘pull’

Values

At-rest marking is used to express motion-from Frequency: 50.0%

Example 16-116:
kɔfi kɔmɔt/pul dɛ pikin frɔm/fɔr dɛ gɔta
kɔfi
Kofi
kɔmɔt/pul
come.out/pull
art
pikin
child
frɔm/fɔr
from/for
art
gɔta
gutter
Kofi pulled the child out of the gutter.
Example 16-115:
waia gɔs we ì de (fɔ) dɛ wɔta
waia
wire
gɔs
gaze
we
comp
ì
3sg
de
cop
(fɔ)
(for)
art
wɔta
water
a wire gaze that is in the water
Confidence:
Very certain

Special motion-from adposition Frequency: 50.0%

Example 16-116:
kɔfi kɔmɔt/pul dɛ pikin frɔm/fɔr dɛ gɔta
kɔfi
Kofi
kɔmɔt/pul
come.out/pull
art
pikin
child
frɔm/fɔr
from/for
art
gɔta
gutter
Kofi pulled the child out of the gutter.
Example 16-115:
waia gɔs we ì de (fɔ) dɛ wɔta
waia
wire
gɔs
gaze
we
comp
ì
3sg
de
cop
(fɔ)
(for)
art
wɔta
water
a wire gaze that is in the water
Confidence:
Very certain