farahàn

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A tripartite verb; the internal structure of the verb consists of fi+ara 'body' +hàn 'show'. If the recipient is included, it must be introduced by the preposition fún. However, the preposition marker can be dropped in the preposition-dropping alternation.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(159)
Ade farahàn fún mi.
Ade
Ade
farahàn
take.body.show
fún
PREP
mi
1SG.O
‘Ade appeared to me.’
(161)
Ade farahàn.
Ade
Ade
farahàn
take.body.show
‘Ade appeared.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# APPEAR Coding set Argument type
1 appearer Ø S
2 appear location fún+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(160)
‘Ade appeared to me.’
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