Datapoint Hawai‘i Creole/Transitive motion verbs: ‘push’

Values

Special motion-to preposition Frequency: 50.0%

Example 26-3:
dis waɾɛva spɹiʔ wɛn ʤamp intu dis wan gaɪ [...] dis mis was ʧokiŋ diz gaɪz nɛk
dis
dem
waɾɛva
whatever
spɹiʔ
spirit
wɛn
pst.pfv
ʤamp
jump
intu
into
dis
dem
wan
one
gaɪ
guy
[...]
[...]
dis
dem
mis
mist
was
cop.pst
ʧoki-ŋ
choke-prog
diz
dem
gaɪ-z
guy-gen
nɛk
neck
This whatever spirit jumped into this one guy [...] this mist was choking this guy's neck.

Source: Velupillai 2003a: 48

Example 26-98:
hi stɛ in hat waɾa naʊ
hi
3sg
stɛ
loc
in
in
hat
hot
waɾa
water
naʊ
now
He's in hot water now.
Confidence:
Certain

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

Example 26-97:
hi pud dis gai in hat waɾa naʊ
hi
3sg
pud
put
dis
dem
gai
guy
in
in
hat
hot
waɾa
water
naʊ
now
He put this guy in hot water now.

Source: Velupillai 2003a: 185

Example 26-98:
hi stɛ in hat waɾa naʊ
hi
3sg
stɛ
loc
in
in
hat
hot
waɾa
water
naʊ
now
He's in hot water now.
Example 26-63:
a ænt goin in a waɾa
a
1sg
ænt
be.neg
go-in
go-prog
in
in
a
art
waɾa
water
I'm not going in the water.

Source: Velupillai 2003a: 165

Confidence:
Certain