Datapoint Seychelles Creole/Transitive motion verbs: ‘pull’

Values

At-rest marking is used to express motion-from

Example 56-153:
Marcel ti redi Peter dan trou.
Marcel
Marcel
ti
pst
redi
pull.out
Peter
Peter
dan
in
trou.
hole
Marcel pulled Peter out of the hole.

Source: Michaelis 2008

Example 56-154:
(...) ou pou tir ou kalou dan ou pye koko
(...)
(...)
ou
2sg
pou
fut
tir
extract
ou
2sg.poss
kalou
palm.wine
dan
in
ou
2sg.poss
pye
tree
koko
coconut
(...) you will extract palm wine from your coconut tree.

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