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The P in the basic coding frame can be either the person that gets dressed (cf. ex. 38) or the thing put on (cf. ex. 35).

Coding frame

Examples

(38)
ǀaeki nǁaa ǀoba.
ǀaeki
woman
nǁaa
dress
ǀoba
child
‘The woman dresses the child.’
(35)
Ng ǂao ng nǁaa ng ǃxaike.
ng
1SG
ǂao
want
ng
1SG
nǁaa
get.dressed
ng
1SG
ǃxai-ke
clothes-PL
‘I want to put on my clothes.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DRESS Coding set Argument type
1 dresser Ø A
2 dressee Ø P

Alternations