Datapoint Eastern Maroon Creole/Benefactive “personal dative” construction

Variety: Eastern Maroon Creole
Feature: Benefactive “personal dative” construction
Value: A - feature is pervasive or obligatory
Informants: Bettina Migge


Example 1546:
Na Apatou gi en a pampila kon a data.
It's [the doctor of] Apatou that gave her a paper to come to the doctor [in St. Laurent].
Example 1547:
Mi o soli i sama a mi.
I'll show you who I am.
Example 1548:
A soli den a osu eside.
She showed them the house yesterday.