Datapoint Cape Verdean Creole of São Vicente/Order of recipient and theme in ditransitive constructions

Values

Subject – verb – recipient – theme Frequency: 90.0%

Example 32-95:
Maria dá se filha un drops.
Maria
Maria
give
se
3sg.poss
filha
daughter
un
det
drops.
candy
Maria gave her daughter a candy.
Portuguese: A Maria deu um rebuçado à sua filha.

Source: Swolkien 2012

Confidence:
Very certain

Subject – verb – theme – recipient Frequency: 10.0%

Example 32-93:
Maria ta ben dá un flor pa se prufesor.
Maria
Maria
ta
prs
ben
come
give
un
det
flor
flower
pa
prep
se
3sg.poss
prufesor.
teacher
Maria is going to give a flower to her teacher.
Portuguese: Maria vai dar uma flor para o seu professor.

Source: Swolkien 2012

Confidence:
Very certain