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like its synonym pàdé (see relevant record) is used transitively. Both forms always make use of the preposition to introduce a locative argument.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(197)
Adé bá Bó̩lá.
Adé
Ade
meet
Bó̩lá
Bola
‘Ade met Bola.’
(29)
Ade bá Bó̩lá ní ilé.
Ade
Ade
meet
Bó̩lá
Bola
PREP
ilé
house
‘Ade met Bola at home.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# MEET Coding set Argument type
1 meeter Ø A
2 met person 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