ro̩...kún

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A bipartite verb; the object is always inserted between the two halves of the verb. Its synonym is po̩n...kún (see relevant record). The choice between the two verbs is determined by the size of the 'entrance' of the object, a wide entrance versus a narrow entrance. Po̩n...kún is used for the former, while ro̩...kun is used for the latter.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: V_V

Example

(102)
Ade ro̩ omi kún ìgò náà.
Ade
Ade
ro̩
pour
omi
water
kún
full
ìgò
bottle
náà
DEF
‘Ade filled the bottle with water.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FILL Coding set Argument type
1 filler Ø A
2 filling material Ø P
3 filled container 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