zeyas

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Covers 'cook (on fire)' and 'boil', like German kochen, but not cooking in ground oven, which is dus (also a transitive verb apparently, but no inflected forms attested).
Note the autobenefactive form
ozs 'cook for oneself'.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(146)
Bmbem nne tzweng bnzn!
bmbem
2nsgERG
nne
food(ABS)
t-z-we-ng
3sgU:α-cook-PF.ND-PF.IMP.2sgA
bnz-n
fire-LOC
‘You two cook food on the fire!’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COOK Coding set Argument type
1 cooker NP-erg & V.act A
2 cooked food NP-abs & und.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(148)
‘You two are cooking for yourselves, cooking (for your own benefit).’
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