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A transitive verb; if the construction expresses a possession, a possessive alternation can be realized.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(149)
Ade jí owóò mi.
Ade
Ade
steal
owóò
money.POSS
mi
1SG.POSS
‘Ade stole my money.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# STEAL Coding set Argument type
1 stealer Ø A
2 stolen thing Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
M n
(150)
‘Ade stole my money.’
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