Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of Brava/Transitive motion verbs: ‘pull’

Values

Special motion-from adposition

Example 31-146:
Nho Djiku ki ba kexa d'es, ba tira mininu di braku.
Nho
Mr
Djiku
Djiko
ki
that
ba
went
kexa
complain
d'es,
of.them
ba
went
tira
pull
mininu
child
di
out.of
braku.
hole
It was Mr Djiko who went to complain about them, who went to pull the children out of the hole.

Source: Lolota Brava, p.c. (2000)

Example 31-75:
Nha primeru fidju more na Purtugal.
Nha
my
primeru
first
fidju
son
more
die
na
in
Purtugal.
Portugal
My first son died in Portugal.

Source: Jose Martins, p.c. (2000)

Confidence:
Very certain