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Usually accompanied by cognate object e 'crying'.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(149)
Toge e nende.
toge
child
e
crying
n-en-de
M:α-cry-ND:IPF:3sgA
‘The baby is crying.’
(150)
Ynd nendan.
ynd
1sgABS
n-en-da-n
M:α-cry-ND:IPF-1sgA
‘I cry.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CRY Coding set Argument type
1 crier NP-abs & V.act X

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