péré

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The verb means "go up, climb"; with a direct (locative) object, it has an atelic meaning; with a locative adjunct, introduced by a telic preposition, it has a telic meaning

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(95)
Kamûrû péré na nyîdöökwè.
kamûrû
man
péré
go.up
na
PST
nyîdöö-kwè
ridge-mountain
‘The man climbed on the hill.’
(94)
Ri fètaa kwââ-ri nä ri döö fädë péré toa ti xûâ.
ri
3PL
fè-taa
go-leave
kwââ-ri
boat-3PL
then
ri
3PL
döö
bare.hands
fädë
walk
péré
go.up
toa
upwards
ti
to
xûâ
village
‘They leave their boat and go up to the village with bare hands.’
(162)
Wita péré chuu chaa nèpärä wâ nèsipùpù rè kâmîâ.
wita
don't
péré
climb
chuu
inside
chaa
one
nèpärä
yam.field
while
nèsipùpù
middle
POSS
kâmîâ
sun
‘Don't climb in a yam field in the middle of the day.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CLIMB Coding set Argument type
1 climber Ø A
2 climbing goal Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(258)
‘He goes straight home.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
n
C
N y
C
R y
C
N y
U
N n
C
R y
(259)
‘The chief is explaining how they will be going all the way up.’
U
N n