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'Cook' can be or dáná. Only is used transitively, while dáná is intransitive. The dáná form consists of the verb root 'to create', and an inherent object iná 'fire'. Only can occur in the Inchoative-causative alternation. With both verbs, if a recipient is included, it must be introduced by the preposition fún.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(154)
Ade se è̩pà fún wa.
Ade
Ade
se
cook
è̩pà
peanuts
fún
PREP
wa
1PL.O
‘Ade cooked some peanuts for us to eat.’
(157)
Ade se è̩pà náà.
Ade
Ade
se
cook
è̩pà
peanuts
náà
DEF
‘Ade cooked the peanuts.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COOK Coding set Argument type
1 cooker Ø A
2 cooked food Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R This alternation only occurs with the variant of the COOK verb. n
(156)
‘The peanuts were cooked.’
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