kor wa ek (SG) / arki (PL)

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Pair verb kor wa ek/arki 'bring sth' (lit. ‘have and come.SG/come.PL’). Both verbs take personal markers in the case of 1/2 pers. but express a single meaning.
The meaning is fixed in the lexicon.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(23)
Kuneywa isimne an akusu ayuputari sorekusu cip sikno kane cep kor wa arki pa.
kuneywa
in.the.morning
isimne
next.day
an
exist.SG
akusu
then
a=yup-utar-i
IND.A=elder.brother-PL-POSS
sorekusu
especially
cip
boat
sik-no
be.full-ADV
kane
while
cep
fish
kor
have
wa
and
arki
come.PL
pa
PL
‘The next morning, older brothers brought home a boatful of fish.’
(24)
Anna anak wakka kor wa ek, wa en=kore.
Anna
Anna
anak
TOP
wakka
water
kor
have
wa
and
ek
come.SG
wa
and
en=kor-e
1SG.O=have-CAUS
‘Anna brought me some water. /lit. Anna brought water and gave it to me.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BRING Coding set Argument type
1 bringer subj.V A
2 brought thing obj.V P

Alternations

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