amkir

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amkir 'know sth/sb' (vt)

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(83)
Ora Iskar emkoho kor okkaypo utar iamkir pa p ne.
ora
then
Iskar
Ishikari
emko-ho
upstream-POSS
kor
and
okkay-po
man-DIM
utar
PL
i=amkir
IND.O=know
pa
PL
p
NR
ne
COP
‘Even the youngsters from Upstream Ishikari knew me.’
(85)
Payean ciki esiramkir ya?
paye=an
go.PL=IND.S
ciki
if
e=sir-amkir
2SG.S=ground/world-know
ya
Q
‘Do you remember the way if we were to go there?’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# KNOW Coding set Argument type
1 knower subj.V A
2 known thing/person obj.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(84)
‘Know yourself! (imperative) / He/she knows him/herself.’
C
M y
C
N y
C
No data for the antipassive. This is probably due to the fact that a similar function is borne by the noun incorporation, cf. sir-amkir <appearance/land-remember> 'remember one's way/road' (K7908032UP) y
C
R y
(260)
‘Please understand me. /lit. Please understand it for me and give it to me.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
y
C
y
C
R y
(261)
‘I warned this village chief.’