í míira

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The use of this verb with an ordinary NP in object function is not frequent. In the transitive construction, the object of míira is most of the time a pronoun anticipating a complement clause in dislocated position.

Coding frame

Examples

(37)
Kewó ye í míira kambaanóo la kúwo la.
kew-ó
man-DEF
ye
PF.POS
í
REFL
míira
think
kambaan-óo
boy-DEF
la
GEN
kúw-o
matter-DEF
la
OBL
‘The man thought about the boy.’
(36)
Kewó ye a míira kó musóo ye a kanu.
kew-ó
man-DEF
ye
PF.POS
a
3SG
míira
think
QUOT
mus-óo
woman-DEF
ye
PF.POS
a
3SG
kanu
love
‘The man thinks that the woman loves him.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# THINK Coding set Argument type
1 thinker Ø S
2 thought content NP+la I

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