yétqén ewets

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This is a RR verb, also meaning 'end, be within confines' - the rationale for its use with naming is that names stay (are confined within) the clans of the bestower and the named alike.
The recipient may be added as a NP taking the oblique plus the locative

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: NV

Example

(137)
Binzawa yanzo togaepapn yétqën newete.
Binzawa
Binzawa
yanzo
3sgRR
togaepapn
child:OBL:LOC
yétqën
name
n-ew-et-e
M:α-RR-end-ND:IPF:3sgA
‘Binzawa named his child / passed on his name to his child.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# NAME Coding set Argument type
1 namer NP-abs & V.act X
2 namee NP-loc L

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