faa (2)

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Faa is a labile verb; the coding frame corresponding to its intransitive use has been selected arbitrarily, but faa with the coding frame 1 > 2 > V is also the counterpart of 'kill'.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(107)
Saajíyo faáta.
saajíy-o
sheep-DEF
faá-ta
kill/die-PF.POS
‘The sheep died / was killed.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DIE Coding set Argument type
1 dieer Ø S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
n
C
y
U
n
U
n
U
n
U
n
U
n
C
y
C
y
U
n
U
n
U
n