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URL: http://www.eyrie.org/~pi/eventsemantics.pdf

(Last accessed 2009-07-23).

ODIN: http://odin.linguistlist.org/igt_raw.php?id= 2046&langcode=bin (2018-10-22).


Example #1:

    (18)     a.       z gb vn        bl k
    Ozo plant coconut peel corn
    'Ozo planted coconut and [he] peeled corn.'
Example #2:

    b.       z l z rr r
    Ozo cook rice eat it
    'Ozo cooked rice and [he] ate it.'
Example #3:

    (19)     a.       z kk dsw ms
    Ozo raise Adesuwa be-beautiful
    'Ozo raised Adesuwa to be beautiful.'60
Example #4:

    b.       z gb kp gugh
    Ozo hit cup break
    'Ozo hit the cup and it broke.'
Example #5:

    (20)     a.       z l vbr r
    Ozo cook food eat
    'Ozo cooked the food and ate it.'
Example #6:

    b.       z d b t
    Ozo buy book read
    'Ozo bought the book and read it.'
Example #7:

    b.      z d ynk dnmwn tbrk
    Ozo buy yam       pound      itself
    'Ozo bought the yam and pounded it (itself).'
Example #8:

    (31)   a.      gk d tk tbrk
    bottle fall      itself
    'The bottle fell, itself (alone).'
Example #9:

    b.      z dnmwn ynk tbrk
    Ozo pound        yam itself
    'Ozo pounded the yam, itself.'
Example #10:

    (32)   a.      *z    s     dsw gi!gi d.
    Ozo push Adesuwa quickly fall
    'Ozo pushed Adesuwa down quickly.'
Example #11:

    b.      z dnmwn m gi!gi khin.
    Ozo pound        yam quickly sell
    'Ozo pounded the yam and quickly sold it.'
Example #12:

    (34)    a.      z tr l w             kp
    Ozo read for hour            one
    'Ozo read for an hour.'
Example #13:

    b.      z t b l / vb w kp
    Ozo read book for / in hour one
    'Ozo read a book for an hour/in an hour.'
Example #14:

    (38)   a.      z s Uyi d
    Ozo push Uyi fall
    'Ozo pushed Uyi and made him fall.'
Example #15:

    b.      z gb m!tn prh
    Ozo hammer metal flat
    'Ozo hammered the metal flat.'
Example #16:

    (40)   a.      *z b        w ms
    Ozo build house be-beautiful
    'Ozo built the house to be beautiful.'
Example #17:

    b.      *z m kp zz gugh
    Ozo mould cup hard break
    'Ozo moulded the cup so hard that it broke.'
Example #18:

    c.      z kk dsw ms vb kp sn/ *l kp sn
    Ozo raise Adesuwa be-beautiful in year five/*for year five
    'Ozo raised Adesuwa to be beautiful in five years/*for five years.'
Example #19:

    (41)   a.      z b        w khin
    Ozo build house sell
    'Ozo built the house and sold it.'
Example #20:

    b.      z min kp d khin
    Ozo see cup buy sell
    'Ozo saw the cup, bought it and sold it.'
Example #21:

    c.      z d kp z l l kp sn/vb kp sn
    Ozo buy bag rice eat for year five/in year five
    'Ozo bought a bag of rice and ate it for five years/in five years.'
Example #22:

    (46)   z d,      l vbr
    Ozo fall cook food
    'Ozo fell, and (he) cooked food.'
Example #23:

    (47)   z s Uyi, d
    Ozo push Uyi fall
    'Ozo pushed Uyi, and Ozo fell.'
Example #24:

    (50)     a.        z d         yn l        r               (cSVC)
    Ozo buy        yam cook eat
    'Ozo bought the yam, cooked it, and ate it.'
Example #25:

    b.        *z gb kh ghugh knmwn                  (rSVC)
    Ozo hit pot           break     be.short
    'Ozo broke the pot into small pieces.'
Example #26:

    (52)    a.      g     d gugh
    bottle fall break
    'The bottle fell (and as a result of the falling it) broke.'
Example #27:

    b.      z d w
    Ozo fall die
    'Ozo fell (and as a result of the falling he) died.'
Example #28:

    (54)   kh gugh khnmwn
    pot break          be-short
    'The pot broke into small pieces.'