kúma

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This verb expresses more generally 'produce a sound'.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(257)
Kewô kúmáta.
kew-ô
man-DEF
kúmá-ta
speak-PF.POS
‘The man spoke.’
(258)
Kewô kúmáta musóo ye.
kew-ô
man-DEF
kúmá-ta
speak-PF.POS
mus-óo
woman-DEF
ye
BEN
‘The man talked to the woman.’
(259)
Tántáŋo kúmáta.
tántáŋ-o
drum-DEF
kúmá-ta
sound-PF.POS
‘The drum sounded.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TALK Coding set Argument type
1 talker Ø S
2 talked to person NP+ye X

Alternations