cuè

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means "to sit" and also "to stay, to live in someplace"

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(60)
Kamûrû cuè na (tö nêdöö).
kamûrû
man
cuè
sit
na
PST
at
nêdöö
ground
‘The man was sitting (on the floor).’
(151)
Mwîî aaxa kè Cöö nä cuè tö Wénênê.
mwîî
big
aaxa
chief
from
Cöö
Thio
IPFV
cuè
sit
at
Wénênê
Wénênê
‘The main chief from Thio stays at Wénênê.’
(173)
Mwêê-nâ xânî cuè tö nä.
mwêê-nâ
uncle-1SG
xânî
often
cuè
sit
at
there
‘My uncle often sits there.’
(172)
Ru wâ chäga cuè.
ru
3DU
PFV
chäga
warm.on.the.sun
cuè
sit
‘They are both warming themselves sitting on the sun.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SIT Coding set Argument type
1 sitter Ø S
2 sitting place LOC L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(61)
‘They are gathering. / They are sitting together.’
(262)
‘They are sitting down together.’
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
n
C
N y
C
R y
(244)
‘The master of the earth made the people sit.’
C
N y
U
N n
C
R y
(303)
‘The reason could be that other ethnic groups are also settled in Thio. / Maybe it comes from the settlement of some migrate groups in Thio.’
U
N n