dáná

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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

Complex Verb form

Example

(155)
Ade dáná fún wa.
Ade
Ade
dáná
cook
fún
PREP
wa
1PL.O
‘Ade cooked for us. / Ade cooked for us to eat.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COOK Coding set Argument type
1 cooker Ø S

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