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This is a transitive verb. However, It is common for speakers to modify the verb with the clause-final adverb 'away'.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(143)
Ade nu è̩ko̩ e̩nu o̩mo̩ náà (nù).
Ade
Ade
nu
wipe
è̩ko̩
pap
e̩nu
mouth
o̩mo̩
child
náà
DEF
(nù)
(away)
‘Ade wiped off the pap on the child's mouth.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# WIPE Coding set Argument type
1 wiper Ø A
2 wiped material 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