sùù

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also often occurs as the second element of many compounds

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(218)
Aaxa Pokwé faari taa dèèri rèè mè ri dèpuu sùù chaa mwîî kwâdè...
aaxa
chief
Pokwé
Uvea
faari
ask
taa
NBEN
dèèri
people
rè-è
POSS-3SG
that
ri
3PL
dèpuu
in.turn
sùù
push
chaa
one
mwîî
big
kwâdè
wind
‘The chief of Uvea asked his people to push a big wind at their turn...’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# PUSH Coding set Argument type
1 pusher Ø A
2 pushee Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
n
U
N n
C
y
C
N y
U
n
C
y
C
R y
(323)
‘The rain made us change our plan. / The rain pushed us out.’
(324)
‘Mummy made her/him push a wheelbarrow.’
C
N y
U
n
C
R y
U
N n