winḡs

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Perfective-oriented verb, meaning 'catch sight of'; it has an imperfective-oriented counterpart wakaes, whose meaning refers to stable visual scrutiny 'see (duratively), gaze at, look at'.
The RR form of this verb can also be used with the meaning 'meet'; note that for unexpected meetings the β-prefix is used in the past tense instead of the expected α-form.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(83)
Ynd kae yinḡndn.
ynd
1sgERG
kae
±one.day
y-inḡ-nd-n
3sgU:α-see-ND:PST.PF-1sgA
‘I saw him yesterday.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEE Coding set Argument type
1 seeer NP-erg & V.act A
2 seen entity NP-abs & und.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(87)
‘We saw each other last year.’
(101)
‘I accidentally met my enemy on a bush track.’
C
y
U
n
U
n
C
y
C
y
C
y
U
n
C
y
U
n
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
U
n
U
n