wúkó̩

show comment

This is a transitive verb. The internal structure of the verb includes the verb root 'dig up', and the reduced form of the NP ikó̩ 'cough'. The verb also occurs in the symmetrical verb alternation.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(108)
Ade ń wúkó̩.
Ade
Ade
PROG
wúkó̩
dig.cough
‘Ade is coughing.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COUGH Coding set Argument type
1 cougher Ø S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(109)
‘Ade is coughing.’
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