uta

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uta 'to pound, grind (grains, etc.) with a pestle in a mortar'. I could not find any examples with an overtly encoded instrument (a pestle); it is probably included in the meaning of the verb.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(330)
Shito uta kor okai okkayo utar menoko utar Panampe orun inkar wa mina kane okai.
sito
dumpling
uta
grind
kor
and
okay
exist.PL
okkayo
man
utar
PL
menoko
women
utar
PL
Panampe
Panampe
or
place
un
ALL
inkar
look
wa
and
mina
laugh
kane
and.so.on
okay
exist.PL
‘Men and women (who) were pounding dumplings looked at Panampe and laughed.’
(152)
Poro nitne kamuy sapa kasi un iyutani okkayo hacir rok awa.
poro
big
nitne
fierce
kamuy
god
sapa
head.POSS
kas-i
top-POSS
un
ALL
i-y-uta-ni
APASS-EP-grind-tree
okkayo
man
hácir
fall
rok
PERF.PL
awa
and
‘The pestle men fell on the head of the big fierce god.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GRIND Coding set Argument type
1 grinder subj.V A
2 ground thing obj.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
y
C
R y
(331)
‘He/She is wearing embroidered ceremonial clothing.’
C
N y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
N y
C
N y