bá...sò̩rò̩

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This is a bipartite verb, comprising of the verbal parts and so̩, and the inherent NP ò̩rò̩ 'word'. The object of the verb is always inserted in between the two verbal halves of the verb.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: V_V

Example

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Ade bá Bó̩lá sò̩rò̩.
Ade
Ade
join
Bó̩lá
Bola
sò̩rò̩
talk
‘Ade talked to Bola.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TALK Coding set Argument type
1 talker Ø A
2 talked to person Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n