abaa

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abaa is clearly derived from baa; both forms mean "to be born", "to appear, show oneself", and I noticed no real difference between the two...

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(127)
Kamûrû nä abaa tö kûcaa rè xwâî.
kamûrû
man
IPFV
abaa
appear
at
kûcaa
corner
POSS
xwâî
road
‘The man appears at the corner of the road.’
(164)
Dééri wâ baa kèrè jö mê jia.
dééri
people
PFV
baa
appear
kèrè
with
spear
and
jia
war.club
‘People appeared with spears and war clubs.’
(165)
Xûûchî wâ abaa.
xûûchî
child
PFV
mââ
just
abaa
be.born
‘The child is just born.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# APPEAR Coding set Argument type
1 appearer Ø S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(296)
‘The niaouli door frames are representations of the ancestors, the protecting spirits.’
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
R y
(144)
‘I will organize a feast to introduce you to the people of the village.’
(297)
‘Old people used to divide the year according to the coming out of the moon.’
U
N n