Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of Santiago/Marking of patient noun phrases

The patient argument or, more generally, the direct object is not marked. Its position is after the transitive (or transitively used) verb and – in case there is one – the recipient argument (or indirect object).

Values

No marking of patient NPs

Example 30-124:
Doktor kura duenti.
Doktor
doctor
kura
cure
duenti.
sick.person
The doctor cured the sick person.
German: Der Arzt hat den Kranken geheilt.

Source: Lang 2012

Example 30-125:
Mos korta kórda.
Mos
boy
korta
cut
kórda.
rope
The boy cut the rope.

Source: Lang 2012

Confidence:
Very certain