famwâmwâ

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Derived verb: fa- causative prefix, mwâmwâ "dress oneself"

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(68)
Nèxuu famwâmwâ na xûûchî (ngê örööpe).
nèxuu
girl
fa-mwâmwâ
CAUS-dress
na
PST
xûûchî
child
ngê
INS
örööpe
robe
‘The girl dressed the child (with a robe).’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DRESS Coding set Argument type
1 dresser Ø A
2 dressee Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
n
U
N n
C
y
C
N y
U
n
C
y
C
M y
(341)
‘At our arrival, we were dressed with old clothes. / lit. ... someone made us put on some old clothes.’
C
N y
U
N n
C
M y
U
N n