jee

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(28)
Nèxuu jee na chirèdöu kè xû taapërë.
nèxuu
girl
jee
wipe
na
PST
chirè=döu
remains=thing
from
on
taapërë
table
‘The girl wiped the dirt from the table.’
(29)
Nâ nä jee rè kûû-nâ.
1SG
IPFV
jee
wipe
IPFV
kûû-nâ
nose-1SG
‘I am wiping my nose.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# WIPE Coding set Argument type
1 wiper Ø A
2 wiped material Ø P
3 wiping surface kè+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
U
N n
C
y
C
N y
U
n
C
y
C
R y
(327)
‘Mummy made him wipe his nose.’
C
N y
U
n
C
R y
(328)
‘Housework is also an important task.’
U
N n