ǃae

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sounds often like ǃaea, without any obvious reason why there should be an suffix -a

Coding frame

Example

(109)
Ha ǃae.
ha
3SG
ǃae
run
‘He runs.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# RUN Coding set Argument type
1 runner Ø S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(115)
‘I want to pass you (running). / I want to overtake you (running).’
C
R y
(110)
‘Run to the shop!’
(111)
‘He (goes and) runs into the house.’
(112)
‘We (go and) run down the dune.’
C
R y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
M n
(113)
‘We run a race.’
(114)
‘We run a race.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y