ché

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(40)
Kamûrû sii ché na döu xù nèxuu.
kamûrû
man
sii
NEG
ché
say
na
PST
döu
thing
BEN
nèxuu
girl
‘The man said nothing to the girl.’
(174)
È ché nemè: "wèi kù téé, nâ kwèti wâ rö".
è
3SG
ché
say
nemè
that
wèi
you.VOC
2SG
téé
see
1SG
kwèti
tired
about
2SG
‘He says: "Eh you! you see, I am tired of you!".’
(142)
Rè ché na xù nû mè è nä dù rè mè göu fè téé rèè anâ.
3SG
ché
say
na
PST
BEN
1SG
that
è
3SG
IPFV
possible
IPFV
that
göu
2DU
go
téé
see
rè-è
POSS-3SG
anâ
now
‘He said to me that you can go and see him now.’
(232)
Ri nä poa ché rè tèpe rè paii.
ri
3PL
IPFV
poa
do.same
ché
say
IPFV
tèpe
speech
POSS
paii
death
‘They are helping in saying the death rituals.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SAY Coding set Argument type
1 sayer Ø A
2 said content Ø P
3 saying addressee xù+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
M n
U
N n
C
y
C
y
U
n
C
y
C
R y
C
N y
U
n
C
R y
(302)
‘Could you tell me some words about the pilou dance?’
(315)
‘How do you call these things?’
U
N n