gboo

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form
Verb type: V

Example

(63)
Òjè gbóó élí ívbèkhàn.
òjè
Oje
gbóó
kill
élí
the
ívbèkhàn
youths
‘Oje killed the youths.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# KILL Coding set Argument type
1 killer Ø A
2 killee Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
R n
(64)
‘Oje used a stone to kill the youths. / Oje killed the youths with a stone.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
R n
(194)
‘Oje killed the youths all over the road.’
U
R n
U
R n
(259)
‘Oje killed off the youths.’