xwa

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xwa "to fall, to rain" is mostly used for the rain with this meaning, but can also mean "to smash" (intr.): kwââ xwa "the tree smashed"

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(2)
Kwiè xwa.
kwiè
rain
xwa
fall
‘It rains.’
(159)
Wâ-daa chùù nä kwiè nä saù xwa.
wâ-daa
body-day
chùù
covered
then
kwiè
rain
IPFV
saù
each.time
xwa
fall
‘It is cloudy and it rains from time to time.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# RAIN Coding set Argument type
1 rain Ø S

Alternations