e-sik-te

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Causativized applicative
e-sik-te [with.APPL-be.full-CAUS] ‘fill sth with sth’ (lit. ‘make sth be full with sth’).
sik ‘be full’ (vi) > e-sik ‘be full with sth’ (vt) APPL
>
e-sik-te ‘fill sth with sth’ (vd) APPL, CAUS.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(73)
Nea poniwne noyne an okkaypo … aep su esikte pa.
nea
that
pon-iw-ne
young-human-COP
noyne
seem
an
exist.SG
okkay
man
aep
food
su
pot
e-sik-te
APPL.INS-be.full-CAUS
pa
PL
‘That younger man …filled the pot with food (to cook it).’
(11)
Ayuputari ka posiresike.
a=yup-utar-i
IND.A=elder.brother-PL-POSS
ka
also
po-sir-e-sik-te
child-ground/world-APPL.INS-be.full-CAUS
‘My elder brothers also had many children.’
(337)
Ukoposiresikte.
uko-po-sir-e-sik-te
SOC-child-ground/world-with.APPL-be.full-CAUS
‘(For everyone to) have many children together / they have/had many children together.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FILL Coding set Argument type
1 filler subj.V A
2 filled container obj.V P
3 filling material Ø X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
M y
C
N y
C
N y
C
y
C
y
C
N y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
N y