d’em-

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Probably a contracted form of d'eb-em- eat-DES- (desiderative suffix), lit. 'want to eat'.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(4)
Kuŋa d’emsen.
kuŋa
child
d’em-se-n
want_eat-AOR-3SG
‘The child is hungry.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BE HUNGRY Coding set Argument type
1 hungry person NP-nom V.subj S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y