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The precise meaning of this verb used transitively is 'A leaves T somewhere', but it has been added in order to illustrate the Subject / Oblique Alternation.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(88)
Musukéebaa fula túta saatéwo to.
musu-kéebaa
woman-old
fula
two
tú-ta
remain-PF.POS
saatéw-o
village-DEF
to
LOC
‘Two old women remained in the village.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# REMAIN Coding set Argument type
1 remainer Ø S
2 remaining place LOC L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
M y
C
N y
U
R n
(89)
‘There remained two old women.’
U
R n
(87)
‘The woman left the children in the house.’
U
n