takallama (تكلم)

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A stem V verb

Coding frame

Examples

(53)
Takallama rraǧulu maʿa lwaladi ʿan albinti.
takallama
speak.V.PRF.3SG.M
r-raǧul-u
ART-man.M-NOM
maʿa
with
l-walad-i
ART-boy.M-GEN
ʿan
about
al-bint-i
ART-girl.F-GEN
‘The man talked to the boy about the girl.’
(54)
Takallama rraǧulu maʿa lwaladi ʿalâ albinti.
takallama
speak.V.PRF.3SG.M
r-raǧul-u
ART-man.M-NOM
maʿa
with
l-walad-i
ART-boy.M-GEN
ʿalâ
on
al-bint-i
ART-girl.F-GEN
‘The man talked to the boy about the girl.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TALK Coding set Argument type
1 talker V.subj NP-nom S
2 talked to person maʿa+NP X
3 talked about content ʿan+NP X

Alternations