nukar

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nukar 'see sth/sb; meet sb' (vt); cf. also nukar-e [see-CAUS] 'show sth to sb' (vd).

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(86)
Ekasi húci nukar.
ekasi
grandfather
húci
grandmother
nukar
see
‘Grandfather saw grandmother.’
(110)
Kamuy aonaha anukar nani itakan pe ne kusu.
kamuy
god
a=ona-ha
IND.A=father-POSS
a=nukar
IND.A=see
nani
immediately
itak=an
say/talk=IND.S
pe
NR
ne
COP
kusu
because
‘(I was now able to speak. ) I had met the kamui father and had immediately been able to speak.’
(249)
Ennukar.
en=nukar
1SG.O=see
‘He/she/it sees me.’
(9)
Amacirpehe ne a p, wakkata kusu pet or ta ran siri anukar yakun.
a=macirpe-he
IND.A=young.sister-POSS
ne
COP
a
PERF.SG
p
NR
wakka-ta
water-dig/draw
kusu
because
pet
river
or
place
ta
LOC
ran
descend.SG
siri
VIS.EV
a=nukar
IND.A=see
yak-un
if-COP
‘If I see my younger sister go down to the river to fetch some water...’

Verb meanings , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# MEET SEE Coding set Argument type
1 meeter seeer subj.V A
2 met person seen entity obj.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(88)
‘Compare sth with sth / he/she compares sth with sth.’
C
R y
(87)
‘We haven't seen each other for three years.’
C
N y
C
R y
(89)
‘The pup looked up at the tree and then looked at me.’
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
R y
(212)
‘Examine sth by joining together / compare (two things).’
C
y
C
R y
(40)
‘We had to show our children to uncles, so...’