ngûrû

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(69)
Nèxuu ngûrû na xûûchî.
nèxuu
girl
ngûrû
wash
na
PST
xûûchî
child
‘The girl washed the child.’
(198)
Fè ngûrû rè nèkârâmè röö!
go
ngûrû
wash
POSS
nèkârâmè
face
rö-ö
POSS-2SG
‘Go wash your face!’
(199)
Chaa sê ngûrû mîrî, dè saakä kùrè.
chaa
one
woman
ngûrû
wash
mîrî
dish
other
saakä
stow.away
kùrè
cooking.pot
‘One woman washes the dishes, the other one stows away the cooking pots.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# WASH Coding set Argument type
1 washer Ø A
2 washed entity Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
M y
(70)
‘The man washed (himself). / The man washed him again.’
U
n
U
n
C
y
C
N y
U
n
C
M y
(247)
‘The young girl makes a woman wash the child.’
C
N y
U
n
C
R y
U
N n