Datapoint Abkhaz / Ditransitive Constructions: The Verb 'Give'

Language:Abkhaz
Feature:Ditransitive Constructions: The Verb 'Give' by Martin Haspelmath
Value:Indirect-object construction

Examples

Sentence igt-1769:

A-š˚q˚'-k˚à Ø-z-be-yt'.
A-š˚q˚'-k˚à
art -book- pl
Ø-z-be-yt'.
3pl.pat-1sg.agt -see- fin
I saw the books.

Sentence igt-1770:

Sarà a-x˚əč'-k˚a a-š˚q˚'-k˚à Ø-rə̀-s-to-yt'.
Sarà
I
a-x˚əč'-k˚a
art -child- pl
a-š˚q˚'-k˚à
art -book- pl
Ø-rə̀-s-to-yt'.
3pl.thm-3pl.recp -1 sg.agt -give- fin
I gave the books to the children.

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