nk-y-uʔu-ntoo

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/nk-y-uʔu-ntoo/
CPL-ITRN-be.inside-face
In stative aspect, this verb means 'know'. Otherwise, it means 'meet' or 'recognize'. In habitual aspect, it is probably restricted to 'recognize'.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(110)
La niī nyaʔayu nakwę chuʔuntooyu jiʔį̄ nyatę̄ tāká ntē nakwę.
la
as.far.as
niī
now
nyaʔa=yu
POT.see=3SG.M
nakwę
say(.3)
ch-uʔu-ntoo=yu
POT.ITRN-be.inside-face=3SG.M
jiʔį̄
RN
nyatę̄
person
tāká
ADJ.be
nteē
here
nakwę
say(.3)
‘"Now he will see", he said, "he will meet the people that live here", he said.’
(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

# MEET Coding set Argument type
1 meeter Ø A
2 met person jiʔį̄+NP P

Alternations