Datapoint Ambon Malay/Ditransitive constructions with ‘give’

In double-object constructions, the agent-subject NP is often omitted.

Values

Indirect-object construction Frequency: 75.0%

Example 68-75:
Dia rela untu kasi uang.
Dia
3sg
rela
willing
untu
to
kasi
give
uang.
money
She was willing to give money.

Source: Paauw 2008: 630-631

Example 68-74:
Pombo kasi tongka for Kes.
Pombo
dove
kasi
give
tongka
stick
for
to
Kes.
monkey
Dove gave the stick to Monkey.

Source: van Minde 1997: 222

Confidence:
Very certain

Double-object construction Frequency: 25.0%

Example 68-75:
Dia rela untu kasi uang.
Dia
3sg
rela
willing
untu
to
kasi
give
uang.
money
She was willing to give money.

Source: Paauw 2008: 630-631

Example 68-73:
[...] la de kasi beta sa-bua lei.
[...]
[...]
la
then
de
3sg
kasi
give
beta
1sg
sa-bua
one-clf
lei.
also
[...] and then she gave me one as well.

Source: van Minde 1997: 221

Confidence:
Very certain