wétrers

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semantic range includes 'scratch' (e.g. scratch on mat', or verbs of removing surface by scraping, scaling or peeling. So far this is the closest equivalent to 'peel' that has been recorded.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(163)
Kananga ge yétrert.
kananga
yam
ge
here
y-étrer-ø-t
3sgU:α-scrape-DU:IPF-3nsgA
‘She / the two of them are scraping the skin off the yam.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# PEEL Coding set Argument type
1 peeler NP-erg & V.act A
2 peeled object NP-abs & und.V P

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