fètaa

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compound: "go" and -taa < witaa "withdraw". Fètaa means "leave (a place or someone)" or "take off sth" (+inanimate)

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Examples

(104)
Ri fètaa na kwââ-ri.
ri
3PL
fè-taa
go-leave
na
PST
kwââ-ri
boat-3PL
‘They left their boat.’
(263)
Nâ fètaa mwââxê-râ.
1SG
fè-taa
go-off
mwââxê-râ
shoes-POSS.1SG
‘I am taking my shoes off.’
(264)
Mè nâ nä fètaa rè wîrî!
FUT
1SG
IPFV
fè-taa
go-leave
IPFV
wîrî
2PL
‘I will leave you!’
(103)
È bata taa na fètaa rè mwâciri rèè.
è
3SG
bata
fear
taa
NBEN
na
PST
fè-taa
go-leave
POSS
mwâciri
country
rè-è
POSS-3SG
‘He was afraid to leave his country.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LEAVE Coding set Argument type
1 leaver Ø A
2 left place/person Ø P

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