ǁhaa

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There might be an alternation with 'A V P' meaning 'break off a piece of s.th.', but it should be checked.

Coding frame

Example

(159)
A si ǁhaa ng ka khiin.
a
2SG
si
IRR
ǁhaa
break
ng
1SG
ka
PL
khiin
leg
‘You will break my legs.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BREAK Coding set Argument type
1 breaker Ø A
2 broken thing Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
R y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
R n
(258)
‘My legs, they will break.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
R n
(241)
‘He breaks off (?a piece of) the thornbush.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
R probably regular, but only found in elicitation so far n
(162)
‘The child breaks the window with the stone.’
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y