muru

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muru by itself means "be alive", "be safe" and "life"
muru + locative preposition means "to live (somewhere)"
muru + taa means "to have survived from something")
muru + ngê means "to live on something"
muru-ri" be full of something", "surfeited"

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(105)
Ri muru tö xwârè.
ri
3PL
muru
live
at
xwârè
river
‘They are living at the river.’
(146)
Rè va dù xuu kèè-xê rè nâ mè nâ muru taa kèè-nä mutu rè nâ.
3SG
va
really
possible
xuu
small
kèè-xê
NMLZ-swim
POSS
1SG
that
1SG
muru
live
taa
NBEN
kèè-nä-mutu
NMLZ-IPFV-sink
POSS
1SG
‘Indeed, I only swim a little so that I escape from drowning..’
(187)
Pwénî mè nâ muru mwâmwaa!
pwénî
provided
that
1SG
muru
live
mwâmwaa
for.long
‘Hoping I will live for a long time!’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LIVE Coding set Argument type
1 liver Ø S
2 living place LOC L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(152)
‘I am filled of coconuts.’
C
M y
(153)
‘They are living from cultivated plants and from fishing.’
U
N n
U
R n
(266)
‘They are alive.’
C
N y
U
n
C
N y
C
R y
(265)
‘The subjects feed the people with fish.’
U
n
C
R y
(284)
‘She also organizes her lifestyle.’
U
N n