hoo (2)

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A and B also have an alternative form mhoo or moo, and maa; it basically means 'get', but can also mean 'find' and 'meet' (just like Afrikaans 'kry').

Coding frame

Examples

(43)
ǂoo ke si hoo ǃʼoakerasi.
ǂoo
man
ke
FOC
si
IRR
hoo
meet
ǃʼoakerasi
young.girl
‘The man must meet the girl.’
(44)
Nǃaun sii ng mhoo gǁain.
nǃaun
hare
sii
come
ng
and
mhoo
meet
gǁain
brown.hyena
‘The hare comes and meets the hyena.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# MEET Coding set Argument type
1 meeter Ø A
2 met person Ø P

Alternations