pêdè

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(25)
Nèxuu pêdè na péci taa afainû.
nèxuu
girl
pêdè
steal
na
PST
péci
book
taa
NBEN
a-fa-inû
NMLZ-CAUS-learn
‘The girl stole the book from the teacher.’
(207)
Apêdè pêdè mwânêê taa axwiri.
a-pêdè
NMLZ-steal
pêdè
steal
mwânêê
money
taa
NBEN
a-xwiri
NMLZ-sell
‘The robber steals money from the merchant.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# STEAL Coding set Argument type
1 stealer Ø A
2 stolen thing Ø P
3 stealing source taa+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
M n
(208)
‘The robber robs the merchant.’
U
n
U
N n
C
y
C
y
U
n
C
y
C
M y
C
N y
C
R y
U
N n