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'say'

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form
Verb type: V

Examples

(41)
Ójé rẹ́' ẹ́ ọ́í “ọ́lì òkpòsò gbé ọ́lí ófè.”
ójé
Oje
rẹ́'
CONC
ẹ́
say
ọ́í
it
ọ́lì
the
òkpòsò
woman
gbé
kill
ọ́lí
the
ófè
rat
‘Oje said, “The woman killed the rat.”’
(42)
Ójé rẹ́' ẹ́ ọ́í “ébé' ọ́lí ókpósó í' gbé ọ́lí ófè?”
ójé
Oje
rẹ́'
CONC
ẹ́
ask
ọ́í
it
ébé'
how
ọ́lí
the
ókpósó
woman
í'
MAN
gbé
kill
ọ́lí
the
ófè
rat
‘Oje asked, “How did the woman kill the rat?”’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SAY Coding set Argument type
1 sayer Ø I
2 said content UTT X

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