máakóyi

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Mandinka has two verbs used in the same constructions with the same meaning 'help': máakóyi and deemaa.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

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Kewó ye kambaanôo máakóyi kódoo to.
kew-ó
man-DEF
ye
PF.POS
kambaan-ôo
boy-DEF
máakóyi
help
kód-oo
money-DEF
to
LOC
‘The man helped the boy financially.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HELP Coding set Argument type
1 helper Ø A
2 helpee Ø P

Alternations