tu’ure

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This verb has a distinction between tu'ure and tu'ule. The latter is a proper form of the women's discourse. It is also used by men to refer to their girlfriend or wife e.g. Inepo Mariata tu'ule, 'I like Maria (the ego is a man)'.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(17)
Inepo juka kari bwe'uta tu'ure.
inepo
1sg.subj
ju-ka
det-acc
kari
house
bwe'u-ta
big-acc
tu'ure
like
‘I like the big house.’
(18)
Inepo Dianata tu'ure.
inepo
1sg.subj
Diana-ta
Diana-acc
tu'ure
like
‘I like Diana.’
(73)
Maria Juan-ta tu'ure.
Maria
Maria
Juan-ta
Juan-acc
tu'ure
like
‘Maria likes Juan.’
(369)
Maria jamutta ko'arim tu'uliria.
Maria
Maria
jamut-ta
woman-acc
ko'ari-m
skirt-pl
tu'uli-ria
like-appl
‘Maria likes the woman's skirt.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LIKE Coding set Argument type
1 liker NP-nom A
2 liked entity NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
M It can also accept the object jita for 'things'. This alternation requires the participle marker in the verb. n
(169)
‘Maria has liked people/someone.’
C
M y
(193)
‘Maria has been liked.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M y
(370)
‘Maria is likeable (for someone). / Maria allows (someone) to woo her.’
U
N n
C
R y
(348)
‘The man made the woman like (the other) male.’
C
M y
U
N n
C
R y
(371)
‘Maria is liked so that she will be Juan's (girlfriend).’
C
N y
C
N y