Datapoint Sango/‘Take’ serial verb constructions

Values

Theme of the second verb, literal interpretation possible

Example 59-258:
mu ta ni zia na sese
mu
take
ta
pot
ni
det
zia
put
na
prep
sese
ground
Put the pot on the ground.
Example 59-259:
mu ngombe ti mbi ni ga na ni na mbi
mu
take
ngombe
gun
ti
of
mbi
1sg
ni
det
ga
come
na
prep
ni
det
na
prep
mbi
1sg
Bring me my gun.
Example 59-261:
lo mu lo ga a ni
lo
3sg
mu
take
lo
3sg
ga
come
na
prep
ni
det
He brought her.

Source: Samarin 2007

Confidence:
Very certain