Datapoint Guinea-Bissau Kriyol/Transitive motion verbs: ‘push’

Values

Special motion-to preposition Frequency: 50.0%

Example 33-162:
Lea pintca Maria pa dentru di kasa.
Lea
Lea
pintca
push
Maria
Maria
pa
to
dentru
inside
di
of
kasa.
house
Lea pushed Maria into the house.
Portuguese: Lea empurrou a Maria para dentro da casa.
Example 33-164:
Lea pintca Maria i pul dentru di kasa.
Lea
Lea
pintca
push.pst
Maria
Maria
i
3sg
pu-l
put-obj.3sg
dentru
inside
di
of
kasa.
house
Lea pushed Maria and put her in the house.
Portuguese: Lea empurrou a Maria e pô-la dentro de casa.
Confidence:
Certain

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

Example 33-163:
Lea pintca Maria na kasa.
Lea
Lea
pintca
push
Maria
Maria
na
in
kasa.
house
Lea pushed Maria inside the house.
Portuguese: Lea empurrou a Maria dentro da casa. OR: Lea empurrou a Maria em casa.
Example 33-5:
Djon sta na jardin.
Djon
John
sta
cop
na
prep
jardin.
garden
John is in the garden.
Portuguese: O João está no jardim.
Confidence:
Very certain