Datapoint Motuna / Ditransitive Constructions: The Verb 'Give'

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

Examples

Sentence igt-71:

Aanih nii tangu-m-u-i-na.
Aanih
Aanih ( f )
nii
me
tangu-m-u-i-na.
slap- 1obj-3agt-NEAR.pst-f
Aanih slapped me.

Sentence igt-72:

Nii ong miika o-m-i-ng.
Nii
me
ong
that
miika
betel
o-m-i-ng.
give- 1obj-2agt-pl.IMPF
Give that betel mixture to me.

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