xalbowal

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'to search for'

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

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Kibba t'ek xalbooyo.
kibba
girl.ERG
t'ek
book.ABS
xalboo-yo
search-PST
‘The girl looked for the book.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEARCH FOR Coding set Argument type
1 searcher NP-erg A
2 searched for thing NP-abs & abs.V P

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