Datapoint Haitian Creole/Transitive motion verbs: ‘pull’

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At-rest marking is used to express motion-from

Example 49-254:
Li nan twou a.
Li
3sg
nan
in
twou
hole
a.
def
He/She is in the hole.
French: Il/Elle est dans le trou.
Example 49-255:
Plant sa a solid, ou gen fòs, rale l nan tè a pou mwen.
Plant
plant
sa
dem
a
sg
solid,
solid
ou
2sg
gen
have
fòs,
strength
rale
take.out
l
3sg
nan
in
ground
a
def
pou
for
mwen.
1sg
This plant is solid, you're strong; pull it out of the ground for me.
French: Cette plante est solide, tu es fort, arrache-la du sol pour moi.

Source: Valdman et al. 2007: 609

Confidence:
Certain