ko̩rin

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A transitive verb with an inherent NP complement. The internal structure of the verb consists of the verb root ko̩ 'to crow', and the NP object orin 'song'. The verb can occur in the possessive alternation if the sentence expresses a possession. E.g. Ade sang my song.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(119)
Ade ko̩rin.
Ade
Ade
ko̩rin
sing.song
‘Ade sang. / Ade sang a song.’
(181)
Ade ko̩ oriìn mi.
Ade
Ade
ko̩
sing
oriìn
song.POSS
mi
1SG.POSS
‘Ade sang my song.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SING Coding set Argument type
1 singer Ø S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
M The alternation is marginal because it only occurs in a possessive construction. n
(182)
‘Ade sang my song.’
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