siŋ

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Siŋ and wúri 'dig (for)' are used interchangeably in the same constructions.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(203)
Kewó ye diŋkóo siŋ.
kew-ó
man-DEF
ye
PF.POS
diŋk-óo
hole-DEF
siŋ
dig
‘The man dug a hole.’
(204)
Kewó ye ñambóo siŋ.
kew-ó
man-DEF
ye
PF.POS
ñamb-óo
cassava-DEF
siŋ
dig
‘The man dug for cassava.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DIG Coding set Argument type
1 digger Ø A
2 dug up thing Ø P

Alternations