nêgé

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ask for something, with respect, to someone

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(48)
Xötö nä nêgé rè chaa péci xù chaa kamûrû.
xötö
boy
IPFV
nêgé
ask.for
IPFV
chaa
one
péci
book
BEN
chaa
one
kamûrû
man
‘The boy asks someone for a book.’
(192)
Nâ nêgé xù rö chaa péci.
1SG
nêgé
ask.for
BEN
2SG
chaa
one
péci
book
‘I respecfully ask you for a book. / lit. I respectfully ask to you a book.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# ASK FOR Coding set Argument type
1 asker Ø A
2 requested thing Ø P
3 askee xù+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
M n
U
N n
C
y
C
N y
U
N n
C
y
C
R y
C
N y
U
N n
C
R y
(278)
‘They said that nowadays things about studies and formation of teachers, few Xârâcùù people are successful.’
U
N n