kuta

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(288)
Atuy or un akuta akusu.
atuy
sea
or
place
un
ALL
a=kuta
IND.S=pour
akusu
when
‘(Again I pulled out the silver dipper and) when I poured [water] into the sea (the water raised to the middle of the sea.).’
(289)
Ora su oha h_i kusu ora soy ta ruri akuta.
ora
then
su
pot
oha
empty
h_i
NR
kusu
because
ora
then
soy
outside
ta
LOC
ruri
soup
a=kuta
IND.A=pour
‘When the pot was empty, I threw the soup outside.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# POUR Coding set Argument type
1 pourer subj.V A
2 poured substance obj.V P
3 pouring goal LOC L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
y
C
y
C
N y
C
y
C
R y
(290)
‘Drop/spill/pou down / drop/spill/pour down to the bottom.’
C
y
C
y
C
N y
C
N y