xâânîî

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means "touch or take with the hand"

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(215)
Döbwanamè è xâânîî pè-kwiè, è fa-xwa na kwiè.
döbwanamè
when.PST
è
3SG
xâânîî
touch.with.hands
pè-kwiè
stone-rain
è
3SG
fa-xwa
CAUS-fall
na
PST
kwiè
rain
‘When he touched the sacred stone for the rain, he would make the rain fall.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TOUCH Coding set Argument type
1 toucher Ø A
2 touchee Ø P

Alternations