bula (1)

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Bula (1) is a semi-labile verb whose basic meaning is 'settle (somewhere)', and in transitive use 'A puts T somewhere'. This verb also constitutes the counterpart of 'A follows X', but in a different construction (see bula (2)).

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(48)
Kewó ye subóo bula kufôo kóno.
kew-ó
man-DEF
ye
PF.POS
sub-óo
meat-DEF
bula
settle
kuf-ôo
bag-DEF
kóno
in
‘The man put the meat into the bag.’
(54)
Kewô hákíloo buláta kambaanóo la.
kew-ô
man-DEF
hákíl-oo
mind-DEF
bulá-ta
settle-PF.POS
kambaan-óo
boy-DEF
la
OBL
‘The man remembered the boy.’
(56)
Kewó ye kambaanóo bula dookúwo to.
kew-ó
man-DEF
ye
PF.POS
kambaan-óo
boy-DEF
bula
settle
dookúw-o
work-DEF
to
LOC
‘The man made the boy work.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# PUT Coding set Argument type
1 putter Ø A
2 put thing Ø P
3 putting goal LOC L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
M n
(51)
‘The wood was loaded into the cart.’
C
R y
(50)
‘The man loaded the wood into the cart.’
(51)
‘The wood was loaded into the cart.’
(52)
‘The man made the boy load the wood into the cart.’
(55)
‘The woman reminded the man of the boy.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
M n
(49)
‘The man boarded the ship.’