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A bipartite verb; the theme argument is inserted between the two verbal parts. If a recipient is included, it will be introduced by the preposition fún.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: V_V

Examples

(147)
Ade mú ìwé kan wá.
Ade
Ade
grab
ìwé
book
kan
INDEF
come
‘Ade brought a book.’
(148)
Ade mú ìwé kan wá fún Bó̩lá.
Ade
Ade
grab
ìwé
book
kan
INDEF
come
fún
PREP
Bó̩lá
Bola
‘Ade brought a book to Bola.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BRING Coding set Argument type
1 bringer Ø A
2 brought thing 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