báyíndi

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Báyíndi 'follow' is a lexicalized causative. Formally, it derives from báyi 'chase', but báyi and báyíndi have the same syntactic properties (both are plain transitive verbs), and the the difference in meaning cannot be related to any general semantic properties of regular causative verbs.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(46)
Kewó ye súŋkútoo báyíndi.
kew-ó
man-DEF
ye
PF.POS
súŋkút-oo
girl-DEF
báyíndi
follow
‘The man followed the girl.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FOLLOW Coding set Argument type
1 follower Ø A
2 followee Ø P

Alternations