wémbärs

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Usually cooccurs with coverb anu 'bathe'

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(117)
Yna mlegäm toge anu kae témbni.
yna
DEM
mleg-äm
girl-ERG
toge
child
anu
bathing
kae
±one.day
t-émb-ni
3sgU:β-wash-ND:IPF:3sgA
‘The girl washed the child yesterday.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# WASH Coding set Argument type
1 washer NP-erg & V.act A
2 washed entity NP-abs & und.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(118)
‘The man washed/bathed yesterday.’
C
y
C
y
U
n
U
n
C
y
C
y
U
n
C
y
U
n
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
U
n
U
n