fëi

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- < fëi "tie" is also found in verb compounds

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(230)
Êrê fëi nèmû tö xû mo...
êrê
3SG.INDEF
fëi
tie
nèmû
belt
at
on
mo
joist
‘Belts are tied on the joist. / Someone are tying belt on the joist.’
(295)
Ri wâ fëi ngê è kwiinètoo, fîda ngè è sîmîâgatè.
ri
3PL
PFV
fëi
tie
ngê
INS
è
3SG
kwiinètoo
rainbow
fîda
hit.with.instrument
ngè
INS
è
3SG
sîmîâgatè
lightning
‘They tied him with a rainbow, hit him with a lightning.’
(231)
Ri nä mètu chuu rè nèmû, nä êrê fëi ri ngê jöökwii.
ri
3PL
IPFV
mètu
lie
chuu
inside
IPFV
nèmû
belt
then
êrê
3SG.INDEF
fëi
tie
ri
3PL
ngê
INS
jöökwii
vine
‘They are put on the belts, and then tied with vine.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TIE Coding set Argument type
1 tier Ø A
2 tied thing Ø P
3 tying goal LOC L
4 tying instrument ngê+NP I

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