naa (1)

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Naa in the coding frame 1 > V (> LOC) is the counterpart of 'X comes (somewhere)'; it expresses 'bring' in combination with the postposition ti.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(139)
Kambaanóo naáta kitáaboo ti a karammóo ye.
kambaan-óo
boy-DEF
naá-ta
come-PF.POS
kitáab-oo
book-DEF
ti
with
a
3SG
karammóo
teacher.DEF
ye
BEN
‘The boy brought the book to his teacher.’
(140)
Kambaanóo naáta kitáaboo ti karambúŋo to.
kambaan-óo
boy-DEF
naá-ta
come-PF.POS
kitáab-oo
book-DEF
ti
with
karambúŋ-o
school-DEF
to
LOC
‘The boy brought the book to school.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BRING Coding set Argument type
1 bringer Ø S
2 brought thing NP+ti X
3 bringing recipient NP+ye X

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
N y
C
R y
(139)
‘The boy brought the book to his teacher.’
(141)
‘The boy brought the book to his teacher.’
(142)
‘The boy brought the book to school.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n