153 Give passive: NP1 (patient) + give + NP2 (agent) + V

A - feature is pervasive or obligatory1
B - feature is neither pervasive nor extremely rare0
C - feature exists, but is extremely rare2
D - attested absence of feature58
X - feature is not applicable (given the structural make-up of the variety/P/C)14
? - no information on feature is available1

Feature area:
Verb phrase III: verb morphology
Typical example:
John give his boss scold ‘John was scolded by his boss’ (implying that John gave his boss reason to scold him)
Example source:
SgE (Mesthrie/Bhatt 2008: 85)
Variety World Region Type Value
Id Primary text Variety Variety Type