ǃxama

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NB: For intr. 'cook' ('he cooks'), 'kxǁuu aa(ki)', lit.: 'make food' is frequently used.

Coding frame

Example

(226)
Na ǃxama ʘoe.
na
1SG
ǃxama
cook
ʘoe
meat
‘I cook the meat.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COOK Coding set Argument type
1 cooker Ø A
2 cooked food Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
R n
(228)
‘The meat cooks in the pot.’
U
N n
U
R hard to decide if we are dealing with an S=A ambitransitive alternation here; many of these examples should better be regarded as transitive, but with an overtly unexpressed (but inferable) P n
(227)
‘She cooks.’
U
maybe with partitive meaning n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N possible, but we regard the COM/INST as an adjunct n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y