joloŋ

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Joloŋ 'fall' differs from boyi 'fall' both semantically (it expresses specifically 'fall vertically after detaching from a support') and syntactically (it has no causative form and its transitive use is fully productive).

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(240)
Máŋkoo jolónta baŋkóo to.
máŋk-oo
mango-DEF
jolón-ta
fall-PF.POS
baŋk-óo
ground-DEF
to
LOC
‘The mango fell on the ground.’
(242)
Sulóo ye í joloŋ yíroo sánto.
sul-óo
monkey-DEF
ye
PF.POS
í
REFL
joloŋ
let_fall
yír-oo
tree-DEF
sánto
on_top
‘The monkey let itself fall from the tree.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FALL Coding set Argument type
1 fallee Ø S
2 fall goal LOC L

Alternations