too

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form
Verb type: V

Example

(147)
Òjè ọ̀ ọ́ tòò ébè.
òjè
Oje
ọ̀
SC
ọ́
C
tòò
burn
ébè
leaf
‘Oje is burning leaves.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BURN (tr) Coding set Argument type
1 burner (tr) Ø A
2 burnt thing (tr) Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(146)
‘The leaves are burning.’
U
N n
U
R n
(229)
‘Oje used a fire to burn up the leaves. / Oje burned up the leaves with a fire.’
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
N n
U
M n
U
R n
(230)
‘Oje burned the leaves away entirely. / Oje burned up all the leaves.’