Datapoint Kinubi/Order of recipient and theme in ditransitive constructions

Values

Subject – verb – recipient – theme Frequency: 70.0%

Example 63-122:
úwo wedí l-ó míle
úwo
3sg
wedí
give
l-ó
to-him
míle
salt
He gives him salt.

Source: Luffin 2004: 128

Example 63-119:
úwo wedí la jídi t-éna láabi ta galamóyo
úwo
3sg
wedí
give
la
to
jídi
grandfather
t-éna
gen-our
láabi
rope
ta
gen
galamóyo
goat
He gave our grandfather the goat's rope.

Source: Luffin 2005: 225

Example 63-120:
bakán úmun já wedí na ómun bakán fi Mazéras
bakán
when
úmun
3pl
come
wedí
give
na
to
ómun
3pl
bakán
place
fi
in
Mazéras
Mazeras
When they came, they gave them a place to live in Mazeras.

Source: Luffin 2005: 237

Confidence:
Very certain

Subject – verb – theme – recipient Frequency: 30.0%

Example 63-121:
kabáka já wedí baksís na nas babá t-éna
kabáka
Kabaka
come
wedí
give
baksís
reward
na
to
nas
pl
babá
father
t-éna
gen-our
The Kabaka (king) gave a reward to our ancestors.

Source: Luffin 2004: 32

Confidence:
Very certain