Datapoint Batavia Creole/Marking of patient noun phrases

The marking of the object is not obligatory with human nouns; with animate non-human and non-animate nouns, there is no example of object marking in the corpus.

Values

Only animate patient NPs are marked

Example 43-68:
Choma kung kusir.
Choma
call
kung
obj
kusir.
coachman
Call the coachman.

Source: Maurer 2011: 77

Example 43-69:
Ile choma su kongsedu, [...].
Ile
3sg
choma
call
su
poss.3sg
kongsedu,
acquaintance
[...].
[...]
He invited his acquaintances, […].

Source: Maurer 2011: 23

Confidence:
Intermediate