ngââ

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Mostly used in serial verb construction, either as V1 or as V2

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(108)
Nâ ngââ chavaa lotoo xù chaa kâmûrû.
1SG
ngââ
scream
chavaa
pay.attention
lotoo
car
BEN
chaa
one
kâmûrû
man
‘I scream to warn someone of the car.’
(289)
Ri nä têî ngââ.
ri
3PL
IPFV
têî
cry
ngââ
scream
‘They are crying and screaming.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SCREAM Coding set Argument type
1 screamer Ø S

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