Datapoint Seychelles Creole/Transitive motion verbs: ‘push’

Values

At-rest marking is used to express motion-to

Example 56-150:
Marcel ti pous Peter dan trou.
Marcel
Marcel
ti
pst
pous
push
Peter
Peter
dan
in
trou.
hole
Marcel pushed Peter into the hole.

Source: Michaelis 2008: 243

Example 56-152:
La ou al met li dan en bwat.
La
then
ou
2sg
al
go
met
put
li
3sg
dan
in
en
one
bwat.
box
Then you put it (the rubber) into a box.
French: Alors vous allez la mettre dans une boîte. (Bollée & Rosalie 1994: 87)

Source: Bollée & Rosalie 1994: 86

Example 56-151:
Marcel ti dan trou.
Marcel
Marcel
ti
pst
dan
in
trou.
hole
Marcel was in the hole.
Confidence:
Very certain