nu apams

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Always occurs with the absolutive noun nu 'water; rain'.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(136)
Nu rrkebas napamte.
nu
water
rr-ke-ba-s
swish-noise-COM-ADV
n-apam-te
M:α-rain-ND:IPF:3sgA
‘Rain is falling, making a swishing noise.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# RAIN Coding set Argument type

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
y
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