kuu

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(39)
Musóo ye dendikóo kuu.
mus-óo
woman-DEF
ye
PF.POS
dendik-óo
shirt-DEF
kuu
wash
‘The woman washed the shirt.’
(40)
Musóo ye díndíŋo kuu.
mus-óo
woman-DEF
ye
PF.POS
díndíŋ-o
child-DEF
kuu
wash
‘The woman washed the child.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# WASH Coding set Argument type
1 washer Ø A
2 washed entity Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(41)
‘The child has been washed.’
C
N y
U
N n
(42)
‘The woman washed (herself).’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
(43)
‘The woman did the washing.’
U
N n
C
R y
(44)
‘The man made the woman wash the shirt.’
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n