Datapoint Kriol/‘Want’ complement subjects

Values

The complement subject is left implicit

Example 25-319:
Yu telim olabat hau yu wana seiv thet taka, fo yuself.
Yu
2sg
tel-im
tell-tr
olabat
3pl
hau
how
yu
2sg
wana
want.to
seiv
save
thet
dem
taka,
tucker
fo
for
yuself.
yourself
You tell them how you want to save that food for yourself.
Example 25-320:
Lukat, hi wana teikim dijey.
Lukat,
look.out
hi
3sg
wana
want
teik-im
take-tr
dij-ey.
prox-way
Look out, he wants to take it this way!
Example 25-321:
Ai wana go tharrei pleibat kad.
Ai
1sg
wana
want
go
go
tharr-ei
dist-dir
plei-bat
play-prog
kad.
card
I want to go over there to play cards.
Example 25-102:
Dubala bin nomo laigim bolorrimap langa mibala.
Dubala
3du
bin
pst
nomo
neg
laig-im
like-tr
bolor-im-ap
follow-tr-up
langa
loc
mibala.
1pl
The two didn't want to follow us.

Source: Sandefur & Sandefur 1982: 63

Example 25-297:
Na, ai nomo wanda gu la Top Kemp.
Na,
no
ai
1sg
nomo
neg
wanda
want
gu
go
la
loc
Top
Top
Kemp.
Camp
No, I don't want to go to the Top Camp.

Source: Angelo et al. 1998a

Example 25-231:
Olabat oldei andi gaman.
Olabat
3pl
oldei
always/hab
andi
want.to
gaman.
come
They always want to come.

Source: Sandefur 1979: 133

Confidence:
Very certain