Example 1 of Ainu

Example Verb meaning Example of...
(1)
(Aekasi) cep aukosina p ne ápekor an pe... kasi wa amip kamure kane an.
a=ekasi
IND.A=grandfather
cep
fish
a=u-ko-sina
IND.A=REC-APPL.DAT-bind
p
NR
ne
COP
ápekor
as.if
an
exist.SG
pe
thing
kas-i
top-POSS
wa
ABL
amip
clothing
kamu-re
cover-CAUS
kane
while
an
exist.SG
‘(My grandfather) covered up something that looked like a bundle of fish with his clothing.’
COVER a Coding frame:
1 2 3 subj[1].obj[2].V