tuy-e (SG) / tuy-pa (PL)

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This verb is a direct causative. Cf. tuy 'be(come) cut’' (vi).

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(54)
Toan nitek noko ani tuye yan.
toan
that
ni-tek
tree/wood-hand
noko
saw
ani
INST
tuy-e
cut-CAUS
yan
IMP.POL
‘Cut that branch with a saw.’
(55)
Aramu rok pe... apaotki ne manu p emus etuye.
a=ramu
IND.A=think
rok
PERF.PL
pe
NR
apa-otki
door-attach.to.bamboo.blind
ne
COP
manu
called
p
NR
emus
sword
e-tuy-e
APPL.INS-cut-CAUS
‘The man I was thinking about...cut the thing called a door bamboo blind with a sword.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CUT Coding set Argument type
1 cutter subj.V A
2 cut thing obj.V P
3 cutting instrument NP+ani I

Alternations

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