Datapoint Papiamentu/Directional serial verb constructions with 'come' and 'go'

Values

‘Come’ and ‘go’ directionals exist

Example 47-164:
E bebi a gatia bai den kushina.
E
def
bebi
baby
a
pfv
gatia
creep
bai
go
den
in
kushina.
kitchen
The baby crept into the kitchen.

Source: Muller 1989a: 361

Example 47-155:
Kada bes ku e tin chèns e ta bula bini su Boneiru stimá.
Kada
every
bes
time
ku
comp
e
3sg
tin
have
chèns
opportunity
e
3sg
ta
tns
bula
fly
bini
come
su
poss
Boneiru
Bonaire
stimá.
beloved
Every time he has an opportunity, he flies to his beloved Bonaire.

Source: Extra: 27 June 2009, p.10

Confidence:
Very certain