xâpârî

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to see, to catch sight of, to perceive (French apercevoir)

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(137)
Wîrî nä xâpârî rè chaa mwââxiti.
wîrî
2PL
IPFV
xâpârî
see
IPFV
chaa
one
mwââ-xiti
house-holy
‘You will see a church.’
(138)
È xâpârî xöru kèèrè gu.
è
3SG
xâpârî
see
xöru
well
kèèrè
as
gu
1SG
‘He sees as well as I do.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEE Coding set Argument type
1 seeer Ø A
2 seen entity Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
n
U
N n
C
y
C
M y
(143)
‘It has been a while since we didn't see each other.’
U
n
C
y
C
M y
C
N y
U
n
C
R y
(316)
‘It is true that when you look (at it), it is difficult to see anything.’
U
N n