omap

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omap 'like/love sb' (vt)

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(102)
Akor huci akor ekasi earkinne iomap wa.
a=kor
IND.A=have
huci
grandmother
a=kor
IND.A=have
ekasi
grandfather
earkinne
very
i=omap
IND.O=love
wa
and
‘Grandfather and grandmother loved me dearly.’
(105)
Ponan hi epitta ayuputari asaha iukoomap kor okaan.
pon=an
little=IND.S
hi
NR
epitta
throughout
a=yup-utar-i
IND.A=elder.brother-PL-POSS
a=sa-ha
IND.A=elder.sister-POSS
i=uko-omap
IND.O=SOC-love
kor
and
oka=an
exist.PL=IND.A
‘Throughout my childhood, my elder brother and sister cared for me, and so we lived.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LIKE Coding set Argument type
1 liker subj.V A
2 liked entity obj.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(103)
‘It seems that children play with each other as friends!’
C
R y
(104)
‘The brothers ignored their own children, and adored only my child.’
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
R y
(259)
‘But here I am cherising the child all alone!’
C
y
C
N y
C
R y
(258)
‘What a cute child!’