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

Values

Subject – verb – recipient – theme Frequency: 50.0%

Example 55-104:
mo ti don Pyer liv la
mo
1sg
ti
pst
don
give
Pyer
Pierre
liv
book
la
def
I gave Peter the book.
Example 55-106:
mo'n don Klod semiz
mo'n
1sg.compl
don
give
Klod
Claude
semiz
shirt
I give the shirt to Claude.

Source: Adone 2004

Confidence:
Very certain

Subject – verb – theme – recipient Frequency: 50.0%

Example 55-105:
mo ti don liv la ar Pyer
mo
1sg
ti
pst
don
give
liv
book
la
def
ar
with
Pyer
Pierre
I gave the book to Peter.
Example 55-103:
mo'n don semiz Klod
mo'n
1sg.compl
don
give
semiz
shirt
Klod
Claude
I gave the shirt to Claude.

Source: Adone 2004

Confidence:
Very certain