n-tzuʔu-ntoo

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/n-tzuʔu-ntoo/
STAT-be.inside-face
When this verb occurs in the stative aspect, it means 'know'. It is inflectable for other aspects but in those cases it means 'recognize' or 'meet', see verb
nk-y-uʔu-ntoo 'MEET'.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(74)
Laaʔ laa ntzuʔuntoo tī nāáʔ jiʔį̄ na chiiʔ.
laaʔ
like.so
l-aa
STAT-be
ntz-uʔu-ntoo
STAT-be.inside-face
EMPH
nāáʔ
1SG
jiʔį̄
RN
na
ART
chii=Vʔ
elder=DEM
‘And so it is that I knew that man.’
(111)
Kwitūsúʔwą kwítī kixę̄ʔ tatīyá nu nchuʔuntoo lákwiʔwą.
kwi-tūsúʔ=wą
IMP-grab=2PL
kwítī
medicine
kixę̄ʔ
herb
tatīyá
every
nu
NOM
n-ch-uʔu-ntoo
HAB-ITRN-be.inside-face
lákwiʔ=wą
self=2PL
‘Grab herbal medicine, everything you know yourselves.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# KNOW Coding set Argument type
1 knower Ø A
2 known thing/person jiʔį̄+NP P

Alternations