gwéré

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by itself, means "to throw in the air"

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(14)
Xûûchî gwéré na sêgè xû xwânyûû.
xûûchî
child
gwéré
throw
na
PST
sêgè
stone
on
xwâ-nyûû
NMLZ-pierce
‘The boy threw the stone into the window.’
(15)
Xûûchî gwéré catù na sêgè tö xwânyûû.
xûûchî
child
gwéré
throw
catù
enter
na
PST
sêgè
stone
at
xwâ-nyûû
NMLZ-pierce
‘The child threw the stone through the window.’
(178)
È gwéré chéé chaa pârâ tö nèpwéé-kéé-rè.
è
3SG
gwéré
throw
chéé
down
chaa
one
pârâ
eel
at
nèpwéé-kéé-rè
inside-basket-3SG
‘She throws an eel into her basket.’
(179)
Yaapè gwéré toa na chaa sêgè?
yaapè
who
gwéré
throw
toa
upwards
na
PST
chaa
one
sêgè
stone
‘Who threw up a stone?’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# THROW Coding set Argument type
1 thrower Ø A
2 thrown thing Ø P
3 throwing goal LOC L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
n
U
N n
C
y
C
N y
U
N n
C
y
C
R y
(321)
‘Someone made him throw a wooden stick.’
C
N y
U
n
C
R y
(322)
‘His way of throwing is fine.’
U
N n