Example 298 of Ainu

Example Verb meaning Example of...
(298)
Ipetam anakne suma akote wa poro to noski un arere.
i-p-e-tam
APASS-EP-eat-sword
anak-ne
TOP-COP
suma
stone
a=kot-e
IND.A=tie-CAUS
wa
and
poro
big
to
lake
noski
middle
un
ALL
a=rer-e
IND.A=sink-CAUS
‘As to the man-eating sword, I have tied up a stone to it and made it sink at the middle of the lake.’
SINK an Alternation:
Direct causative