yas-a (SG) / yas-pa (PL)

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This verb is a deponent direct causative.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(276)
Honi yasa wa cipori sanke.
hon-i
belly-POSS
yas-a
tear-CAUS
wa
and
cipor-i
roe-POSS
san-ke
descend-CAUS
‘(He) torn off the (salmon’s) belly and took its roe off.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TEAR Coding set Argument type
1 tearer subj.V A
2 torn thing obj.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(277)
‘A big clot of blood flew from the middle of the village and tore apart above the village.’
C
N y
C
y
C
N y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y