líi

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Líi 'shave' is a transitive verb with an obligatory object denoting either a body part or a person, represented as Z in the coding frame.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(76)
Kewó ye a booráa lii.
kew-ó
man-DEF
ye
PF.POS
a
3SG
booráa
beard.DEF
lii
shave
‘The man shaved (his beard).’
(77)
Jumáa le ye í lii?
jumáa
who
le
FOC
ye
PF.POS
í
REFL
lii
shave
‘Who shaved you?’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SHAVE (a body part/person) Coding set Argument type
1 shaver (of body part) Ø A
2 shaved body part Ø P

Alternations