ǀkxʼae(a)

Coding frame

Examples

(47)
A ǁu si suin, a ǀkxʼaea dya gǀuuki.
a
2SG
ǁu
NEG
si
IRR
suin
sit.down.SG
a
2SG
ǀkxʼae-a
tell-BEN
dya
1PL.I.DAT
gǀuu-ki
tell.lie-NOM
‘You should not sit and be telling lies to us.’
(48)
ǂoo ke ǀkxʼaea dya kxʼam.
ǂoo
man
ke
FOC
ǀkxʼae-a
tell-BEN
dya
1PL.I.DAT
kxʼam
truth
‘The man says the truth to us.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TELL Coding set Argument type
1 teller Ø A
2 tellee NP-dat X
3 told content Ø P

Alternations