Datapoint Haitian Creole/Order of recipient and theme in ditransitive constructions

Values

Subject – verb – recipient – theme

Example 49-178:
Pòl ba Anita yon mango.
Pòl
Paul
ba
give
Anita
Anita
yon
indf
mango.
mango
Paul gave Anita a mango.
French: Paul a donné une mangue à Anita.

Source: Fattier & Sörés 1999: 54

Example 49-179:
Li te gen twa zoranj, li ban m youn.
Li
3sg
te
ant
gen
have
twa
three
zoranj,
orange
li
3sg
ban
give
m
1sg
youn.
num
He had three oranges, he gave me one of them.
French: Il avait trois oranges, il m'en a donné une.

Source: Valdman et al. 2007: 71

Example 49-180:
Li vle pase moun lòd kòm si li te mèt kay.
Li
3sg
vle
want
pase
give
moun
person
lòd
order
kòm
as
si
if
li
3sg
te
ant
mèt
master
kay.
house
He wants to order people around as if he were the master of the house.
French: Il veut donner des ordres aux gens comme si il était le maître de maison.

Source: Desmarattes 1983: 4

Confidence:
Very certain