sakai

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means "to touch softly'

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

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Xötö sakai na mârâdii ngê köökwââ.
xötö
boy
sakai
touch.sofly
na
PST
mârâdii
snake
ngê
INS
köö-kwââ
extremity-tree
‘The boy touched the snake with the stick.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TOUCH Coding set Argument type
1 toucher Ø A
2 touchee Ø P
3 touching instrument ngê+NP I

Alternations