Datapoint Belizean Creole/Ditransitive constructions with ‘give’

Values

Double-object construction

Example 9-123:
I wan tek ova fu di nɛks tu owaz dɛn i wan gye bod di waʧ wayl dɛ layt.
I
3sg
wan
want
tek
take
ova
over
fu
for
di
the
nɛks
next
tu
two
owaz
hours
dɛn
then
i
3sg
wan
want
gye
give
bod
Bod
di
the
waʧ
watch
wayl
while
prog
layt.
light
He wanted to take over for the next two hours, then he wanted to give Bod the watch while it was still light.

Source: Escure 1993a: 242

Example 9-59:
(Di dog dem) gi dem di wom pilz dem.
(Di
(the
dog
dog
dem)
them)
gi
give
dem
them
di
the
wom
worm
pilz
pills
dem.
them
Give them (the dogs) their worm pills.

Source: Escure 2004: 541

Confidence:
Certain