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Semantically, láa(2) 'sing (a song), tell (a story)' can be viewed as a metaphorical extension of láa(1) 'lay'.

Coding frame

Examples

(177)
Súŋkútoo yé doŋkilóo laa.
súŋkút-oo
girl-DEF
PF.POS
doŋkil-óo
song-DEF
la
sing
‘The girl sang (a song).’
(178)
Musóo ye taalíŋo laa díndíŋo ye.
mus-óo
woman-DEF
ye
PF.POS
taalíŋ-o
story-DEF
laa
tell
díndíŋ-o
child-DEF
ye
BEN
‘The woman told a story to the child.’

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