Datapoint Chinese Pidgin English/Ditransitive constructions with ‘give’

Values

Double-object construction

Example 20-75:
呼刼㕭阿打
Who give you order?
Who
who
give
give
you
2sg
order?
order
Who gives you permission?

Source: Tong 1862: IV.42

Example 20-76:
米刦㕭温三布
My give you one sample.
My
1sg
give
give
you
2sg
one
art.indf
sample.
sample
I will give you one sample.

Source: Tong 1862: VI.11

Example 20-69:
沽厘合刦咧打希
Coolie hap give letter he.
Coolie
coolie
hap
pfv
give
give
letter
letter
he.
3sg
The coolie has given the letter to him.

Source: Tong 1862: VI.39

Confidence:
Certain