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This is a transitive verb. Optional participants, e.g. the goal, can either be introduced by a prepositions, e.g., 'at', 'to', or by a verbal element, e.g., 'meet', 'hit'.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(82)
Ade ju òkúta kan.
Ade
Ade
ju
throw
òkúta
rock
kan
INDEF
‘Ade threw a rock.’
(83)
Ade ju òkúta kan sí inúu ilé.
Ade
Ade
ju
throw
òkúta
rock
kan
INDEF
PREP
inúu
interior.POSS
ilé
house
‘Ade threw a rock into the house.’
(84)
Ade ju òkúta kan bá mi.
Ade
Ade
ju
throw
òkúta
rock
kan
INDEF
meet
mi
1SG.O
‘Ade threw a rock at me. / Ade struck me with a rock.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# THROW Coding set Argument type
1 thrower Ø A
2 thrown thing 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