guun-

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case alternation: Acc/All

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(26)
Beje bejetkendu ted’eve guunen.
beje
man
bejetken-du
boy-DAT
ted’e-ve
truth-ACC
guun-e-n
say-NONFUT-3SG
‘The man said truth to the boy.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SAY Coding set Argument type
1 sayer NP-nom A
2 said content NP-acc P
3 saying addressee NP-dat L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
R
N
R
R
(104)
‘Those people are talking with each other.’
N