Datapoint Trinidad English Creole/Order of recipient and theme in ditransitive constructions

Values

Subject – verb – recipient – theme Frequency: 70.0%

Example 6-65:
He giv shi a buk.
He
he
giv
gave
shi
her
a
det
buk.
book
He gave her a book.
Example 6-63:
De wuman giv shi de money.
De
det
wuman
woman
giv
give
shi
her
de
det
money.
money
The woman gave her the money.
Confidence:
Certain

Subject – verb – theme – recipient Frequency: 30.0%

Example 6-64:
Hi give it to shi moda.
Hi
3sg
give
give
it
3sg.do
to
to
shi
3sg.poss
moda.
mother
He gave it to her mother.
Confidence:
unspecified