wuw-um

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means 'sing' or 'hum'

Coding frame

Example

(36)
wuwum =ga!
wuw-um
sing-MDL
=ga
=IMP
‘Sing! / Go ahead and sing!’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SING Coding set Argument type
1 singer V.sbj S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(37)
‘Sing for him!’
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
N y
C
y
U
N n
C
y
C
N used as the basic form y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
R y
(38)
‘He made me sing.’
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y