nne

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Irregular infinitive, same as noun for 'food' and 'yam'

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(109)
Togam nne aba ynete.
tog-am
child-ERG
nne
yam
aba
IMM
y-ne-t-e
3sgU:α-eat-ND:B.IPF-3sgA
‘The child ate the yam.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# EAT Coding set Argument type
1 eater NP-erg & V.act A
2 eaten food NP-abs & und.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(110)
‘The starving dogs eat one another.’
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y
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