söömè

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compound verb: - 'hit with the hand, or with an instrument held in the hand' + -amè 'totally, up to death'

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Example

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Xötö söömè na mârâdii (ngê köökwââ).
xötö
boy
söömè
kill
na
PST
mârâdii
snake
ngê
INS
köö-kwââ
extremity-tree
‘The boy killed the snake (with the stick).’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# KILL Coding set Argument type
1 killer Ø A
2 killee Ø P
3 killing instrument ngê+NP I

Alternations