baa(va)

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The second syllable is optional.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(7)
(Baapa) (car[=yang]) (ruuma=nang) arà-baa(va).
baapa
father
car=yang
car=acc
ruuma=nang
house=dat
arà-baava
nonpast-bring
‘Father brings the car to the house.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BRING Coding set Argument type
1 bringer Ø A
2 brought thing NP-acc P
3 bringing recipient NP-dat X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
n
U
M n
U
R n
(52)
‘Some men had brought also their wives. / Some men had also brought their wives.’