s̩àárè̩

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A symmetrical verb; the internal structure of the verb includes the verb root s̩e 'to do / to make', and the inherent NP àárè̩. The position of the inherent NP can be changed without affecting the meaning of the sentence.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(162)
Ìyá-àgbà ń s̩àárè̩.
ìyá-àgbà
mother-elder
PROG
s̩àárè̩
do.sickness
‘Grandmother is ill.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BE ILL Coding set Argument type
1 sick person Ø S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(163)
‘Grandmother is ill.’
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