Datapoint Bislama/Order of adposition and noun phrase

Values

Prepositions

Example 23-6:
hem i stap stap long solwota
hem
3sg
i
agr
stap
stay
stap
stay
long
prep
solwota
salt.water
He lived for a long time by the ocean.

Source: Meyerhoff 1994-1995 field recordings

Example 23-7:
[...] bae i kam long gavman.
[...]
[...]
bae
irr
i
agr
kam
come
long
prep
gavman.
government
[...] it will come from the government.

Source: Vanuatu Weekly Hebdomadaire

Example 23-8:
bae mi soemoat long yu
bae
irr
mi
1sg
soemoat
show
long
prep
yu
2sg
I'll show [them] to you.
Confidence:
Very certain