bwasa

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(84)
Maria munim bwasa.
Maria
Maria
muni-m
bean-pl
bwasa
cook.trns
‘Maria is cooking beans.’
(294)
In maala wakasta bwasa.
in
1sg.pos
maala
mother
wakas-ta
meat-acc
bwasa
cook.trns
‘My mother is cooking the meat.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COOK Coding set Argument type
1 cooker NP-nom A
2 cooked food NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(293)
‘Beans cook well.’
(295)
‘The meat is cooking too much.’
C
y
C
y
U
n
U
n
C
R y
C
y
U
n
C
R y
(296)
‘Food is already cooked.’
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y