éss

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Means 'scrape' (e.g. sago) rather than pound; likewise the other near-translation term offered (not eneteed) is értes which means 'pound' more than grind. Infin. needs verification.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(194)
Ynd biskar yéstan.
ynd
1sgERG
biskar
cassava
y-és-ta-n
3sgU:α-scrape-ND:IPF-1sgA
‘I am scraping the cassava.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GRIND Coding set Argument type
1 grinder NP-erg & V.act A
2 ground thing NP-abs & und.V P

Alternations

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