pwââmè

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pwâ- verbal classifier "throw (stick...) in order to split, break, etc. and kill", when suffixed with -amè "to kill"

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(255)
Chaakè dèèri wâ xwicè mè ri pwââmè è.
chaakè
several
dèèri
people
PFV
xwicè
try
COMP
ri
3PL
pwââmè
kill
è
3SG
‘Several people tried to kill him.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# KILL Coding set Argument type
1 killer Ø A
2 killee Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
n
U
N n
C
y
C
N y
U
n
C
y
C
R y
(331)
‘The chief is having the enemies killed.’
(332)
‘The chief is having the enemies killed with a war club.’
C
N y
U
n
C
R y
U
N n