84 Directional serial verb constructions with 'come' and 'go'

This feature is described more fully in chapter 84.


This feature is about serial verb constructions in which the second verb (‘come’ or ‘go’) specifies the direction of the action that the first verb refers to. The first verb of a directional serial verb construction may be either an intransitive or a transitive verb.


Philippe Maurer, Susanne Maria Michaelis and the APiCS Consortium


‘Come’ and ‘go’ directionals exist39
‘Come’ and ‘go’ directionals do not exist36

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