yitandi

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Yitandi 'show, announce' is an exceptional case of a verb used with exactly the same meaning and the same syntactic properties in its non-derived form (yita) and in a form that seems to have been derived by means of a causative suffix (yitandi).

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(124)
Kewó ye natáaloo yitandi musóo la.
kew-ó
man-DEF
ye
PF.POS
natáal-oo
picture-DEF
yitandi
show
mus-óo
woman-DEF
la
OBL
‘The man showed the picture to the woman.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SHOW Coding set Argument type
1 shower Ø A
2 shown thing Ø P
3 showing addressee NP+la I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(125)
‘The picture was shown to the woman.’
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
(126)
‘The man made the child show the picture to the woman.’
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n