khinn ǁqann

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lexicalized expression; literally 'feel hunger'; ǁqann is a noun meaning 'hunger', but it is also a verb meaning 'to stab'; N.B.: 'to be thirsty' is literally 'to feel the sun'

Coding frame

Verb type: NV

Example

(153)
ǂoo ke khinn ǁqann.
ǂoo
man
ke
FOC
khinn
feel
ǁqann
hunger
‘The man is hungry.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BE HUNGRY Coding set Argument type
1 hungry person Ø S

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