Datapoint Vincentian Creole/Transitive motion verbs: ‘push’

Values

At-rest marking is used to express motion-to

Example 7-190:
Hi posh shi ina di hool.
Hi
3sg
posh
push
shi
3sg
in-a
in-pcl
di
art
hool.
hole
Hi pushed her in the hole.
Example 7-191:
I pook i hed in a jakspanya nes.
I
3sg
pook
poke
i
3sg.poss
hed
head
in
in
a
indf
jak-spanya
jack-spaniard
nes.
nest
It poked its head in a jack-spaniard nest.

Source: Prescod 2004: A20

Example 7-6:
Mi ha a inglish tuhng ina fomi mout.
Mi
1sg
ha
have
a
indf
inglish
english
tuhng
tongue
in-a
in-pcl
fo-mi
for-1sg
mout.
mouth
I speak English (lit. I have an English tongue in my mouth.).

Source: Prescod 2004: A17

Example 7-192:
Mi de in di puul.
Mi
1sg
de
loc
in
in
di
art
puul.
pool
I am in the pool.
Confidence:
Certain