bẹnnọ

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ben-DS, DS takes shape -no following nasal vowel, otherwise -lo.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form
Verb type: V

Example

(73)
Òjè ọ̀ ọ́ bẹ̀nnọ̀ éràn.
òjè
Oje
ọ̀
SC
ọ́
C
bẹ̀n-nọ̀
cut-DS
éràn
wood
‘Oje is cutting wood. / Oje is chopping wood.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CUT Coding set Argument type
1 cutter Ø A
2 cut thing Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(74)
‘Oje is using an axe to cut wood. / Oje is cutting wood with an axe.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
R n
(202)
‘Oje cut morsels for the children. / Oje chopped morsels for the children.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
R n
(201)
‘Oje cut wood all over the road. / Oje chopped wood all over the road.’
U
N n
U
R n
(260)
‘Oje chopped wood to a rubble. / Oje cut the wood away.’