Datapoint Papiamentu/Motion-to and motion-from

The complement of bai 'go' can be introduced by na 'LOC', or can be a bare noun, in the case of a named place (see this feature) or in the case of a type of errand (go to school, go home, go to hospital).
The complement of bini 'come' is a PP headed by di 'of' or a complex PP, consisting of for di 'from of'.

Values

Differentiation

Example 47-23:
Mi a bai job centre e dia djis chèk si nan tin trabou ku ami lo kièr hasi.
Mi
1sg
a
pfv
bai
go
<job
job
centre>
centre
e
def
dia
day
djis
just
chèk
check
si
whether
nan
3pl
tin
have
trabou
work
ku
comp
a-mi
emph-1sg
lo
mood
kièr
want
hasi.
do
That day I went to the job centre just to check whether they had any work that I would want to do.

Source: Papiamentu database

Example 47-156:
Awe mainta mi a bai na skol kaminda mi lo bai duna lès.
Awe
today
mainta
morning
mi
1sg
a
pfv
bai
go
na
loc
skol
school
kaminda
place
mi
1sg
lo
mood
bai
go
duna
give
lès.
lesson
This morning I went to the school where I will be teaching.

Source: Papiamentu database

Example 47-157:
Awor X a bin for di Hulanda.
Awor
now
X
X
a
pfv
bini
come
for
from
di
of
Hulanda.
Holland
Now X has come (here) from Holland.

Source: Papiamentu database

Example 47-102:
E adultonan aki ta bin di e paísnan rònd aki banda
e
def
adulto
adult
nan
pl
aki
dem
ta
tns
bini
come
di
from
e
def
país
country
nan
pl
rònd
around
aki
here
banda
near
These adults (i.e. adult students) come from the surrounding countries.

Source: Papiamentu database

Confidence:
Very certain