kimatek-ka

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Causative kimatek-ka [be.surprised-CAUS] '(i.) frighten sb; (ii.) hurry sb/ make sb panic' (vt), derived from kimatek '(i.) be(come) surprised; (ii.)hurry/panic' (vi)

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(92)
Enkimatekka.
en=kimatek-ka
1SG.O=be.surprised-CAUS
‘He frightened me.’
(94)
Autari utar ukimatekka.
a=utar-i
IND.A=people-POSS
utar
PL
u-kimatek-ka
REC-be.surprised-CAUS
‘Our people had a great fuss.’
(224)
Kimatekan wa.
kimatek=an
be.surprised=IND.S
wa
and
‘(Having heard that it was the squirrel), I was surprised/scared.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FRIGHTEN Coding set Argument type
1 frightener subj.V A
2 frightenee obj.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(93)
‘Hurry somebody about something.’
(256)
‘It was such a brave uncle who scared me but...’
C
N y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
N y