jókòó

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The locative argument of this verb is introduced by either the preposition (implying that the subject is sitting anywhere but 'on' the location), or by the preposition (implying that the subject is sitting only 'on' the location). The verb can also be used intransitively without mentioning the locative argument.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(114)
Ade jókòó sí è̩báa odò.
Ade
Ade
jókòó
sit
PREP
è̩báa
edge.POSS
odò
river
‘Ade sat by the shore.’
(115)
Ade jókòó lé orí àga-ìkàwé.
Ade
Ade
jókòó
sit
PREP
orí
head
àga-ìkàwé
table-reading
‘Ade sat on the reading desk.’
(116)
Ade jókòó.
Ade
Ade
jókòó
sit
‘Ade sat (down).’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SIT Coding set Argument type
1 sitter Ø S
2 sitting place LOC L

Alternations

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