no direct counterpart

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perfect negation i followed by verb meaning 'happy'. there is no 'sad' verb

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form
Verb type: V

Example

(139)
Òjè í ì ghọ̀nghọ́n.
òjè
Oje
í
SC
ì
NEG
ghọ̀nghọ́n
be.happy
‘Oje is sad. / Oje is not happy.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BE SAD Coding set Argument type

Alternations