ǂhau

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only possible with a subject meaning 'rain' (noun) (ǂhuu in Western dialect, ǃhaqa in Eastern dialect)

Coding frame

Verb type: NV

Examples

(18)
ǂhuu ke ǂqau.
ǂhuu
rain
ke
FOC
ǂqau
rain
‘It rains (lit. The rain rains.).’
(19)
ǃaqa ǂqau.
ǃaqa
rain
ǂqau
rain
‘It rains (lit. The rain rains.).’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# RAIN Coding set Argument type
1 rain Ø S

Alternations