faxûda

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xûda "be full of", fa- causative prefix

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(4)
Kamûrû nä faxûda na vèr ngê dökwé.
kamûrû
man
DEM
fa-xûda
CAUS-full
na
PST
vèr
glass
ngê
with
dö-kwé
true-water
‘The man filled the glass with fresh water.’
(5)
Nâ faxûda chaa sië.
1SG
fa-xûda
CAUS-full
chaa
one
sië
bucket
‘I am filling a bucket.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FILL Coding set Argument type
1 filler Ø A
2 filled container Ø P
3 filling material ngê+NP I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
n
U
N n
C
y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(342)
‘Mummy made them fill up empty bottles.’
(343)
‘Mika made filled up with freshwater a big bottle.’
C
N y
U
n
C
R y
U
N n