hunara

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hunara 'search for sth/sb' (vt)

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(106)
Ecinukar rusuy kusu te ta ecihunara.
eci=nukar
1SG.A+2SG.O=see
rusuy
DESID
kusu
because
te
here
ta
LOC
eci=hunara
1SG.A+2SG.O=search
‘I was searching for you here, because I wanted to meet you.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEARCH FOR Coding set Argument type
1 searcher subj.V A
2 searched for thing obj.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(107)
‘I came down the mountain looking for people (and found this house).’
C
R y
(108)
‘I search looking on top of this (but did not notice it).’
C
N y
C
R y
(265)
‘For this reason, I have been looking what kind of god (I was) here and there (lit. 'towards the place of two rumors, three rumors (=many rumors)).’
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
R y
(266)
‘I asked to look for my younger sister for my sake (lit. 'said in order to make him/her search for my younger sister').’