fòsókè

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Fòsókè like its synonym bé̩sílè̩ (see relevant record) has a complex morphology, consisting of the verb root 'fly', the preposition and the inherent locative NP òkè 'up'. The choice between the two verbs is determined by the direction of the action, whether upward (fòsókè), or downward (bé̩sílè̩).

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(117)
Ade fòsókè.
Ade
Ade
fòsókè
fly.PREP.up
‘Ade jumped (up).’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# JUMP Coding set Argument type
1 jumper Ø S

Alternations

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