kasache

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means "to cover in order to protect"
compound:
ka- "with the hands", sache "cover"

Coding frame

Verb type: VV

Example

(3)
Kamûrû nä kasache na xûûchî nä ngê kwèrètii.
kamûrû
man
DEM
ka=sache
with.the.hands=cover
na
PST
xûûchî
child
DEM
ngê
with
kwèrètii
blanket
‘The man covered the child with a blanket.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COVER Coding set Argument type
1 coverer Ø A
2 covered thing Ø P
3 cover ngê+NP I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
n
U
N n
C
y
C
N y
U
n
C
y
C
R y
(347)
‘She makes them cover themselves.’
C
N y
U
n
C
R y
U
N n