Datapoint Pidgin Hawaiian/Transitive motion verbs: ‘pull’

Values

At-rest marking is used to express motion-from Frequency: 50.0%

Example 71-150:
Oukou hapai wau huipu Kakina maluna kela kua.
Oukou
2pl
hapai
lift
wau
1sg
huipu
together.with
Kakina
Kakina
maluna
up
kela
det
kua.
back
You pull Kakina and I up from our backs.
Example 71-151:
Oe aole pono kau maluna o kela lio.
Oe
2sg
aole
neg
pono
should
kau
mount
maluna
upon
o
poss
kela
det
lio.
horse
You shouldn't mount my horse.
Example 71-152:
Oe ike kela dala kela pukiki poina maluna kela pahu?
Oe
2sg
ike
see
kela
det
dala
money
kela
[det
pukiki
Portuguese
poina
forget
maluna
upon
kela
det
pahu?
box]
Did you see the money that the Portuguese left on the box?
Example 71-8:
Aole dala ulaula maloko ka hale maluna kela papa.
Aole
neg
dala
money
ulaula
gold
maloko
in
ka
det
hale
house
maluna
on
kela
det
papa.
table
There weren't any gold coins in the house on the table.
Confidence:
Certain

Serial verb construction plus preposition Frequency: 50.0%

Example 71-148:
Kawai paa kela Lauman ala maluna.
Kawai
Kawai
paa
grab
kela
det
Lauman
Lauman
ala
rise
maluna.
up
Kawai pulled Lauman up (from his bed). OR: Kawai grabbed Lauman and [he] rose up (from his bed).
Example 71-149:
Hele kokua kela pake ala maluna.
Hele
go
kokua
help
kela
det
pake
Chinese
ala
rise
maluna.
up
I went to help the Chinese get up.
Confidence:
Intermediate