bikörö

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compound verb: bi- < biri "turn sth." and -körö "break"

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Example

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Êê nää chûrû mê bikörö rè pîî-köfi.
êê
3SG.NPERS
nää
IPFV.PST
chûrû
grill
and
bi-körö
turn-break
IPFV
pîî-köfi
seed-coffee
‘We used to grill and grind coffee beans.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GRIND Coding set Argument type
1 grinder Ø A
2 ground thing Ø P
3 grinding instrument ngê+NP I

Alternations