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'put' is probably cognate with 'do, occur', and 'transform, become', but the analysis of the constructions in which these meanings are expressed justifies the recognition of three homonymous verbs.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(104)
Kewó ye kitáaboo ke táabúloo kaŋ.
kew-ó
man-DEF
ye
PF.POS
kitáab-oo
book-DEF
ke
put
táabúl-oo
table-DEF
kaŋ
on
‘The man put the book on the table.’
(105)
Musóo ye dendikóolu ke kúnéwo kóno.
mus-óo
woman-DEF
ye
PF.POS
dendik-óo-lu
clothes-DEF-PL
ke
put
kúnéw-o
chest-DEF
kóno
in
‘The woman put the clothes in the chest.’

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