Datapoint Berbice Dutch/'Give' serial verb constructions

The construction is acceptable only if actual transfer of an object takes place. In other words, pi 'give' always introduces a recipient in this construction.

Values

‘Give’ in second position, recipient only

Example 28-142:
o ma tiri en pi ɛkɛ
o
3sg
ma
irr
tiri
send
en
one
pi
give
ɛkɛ
3sg
He will send me one.

Source: Kouwenberg 1994a: 394

Confidence:
Very certain