kasuy

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kasuy 'help sb' (vt).

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(113)
Orano asaha ka akasuy.
orano
then
a=sa-ha
IND.A=older.sister-POSS
ka
also
a=kasuy
IND.A=help
‘(Older sister went down and started to gather firewood.) Then I helped older sister.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HELP Coding set Argument type
1 helper subj.V A
2 helpee obj.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(114)
‘I did not help my sisters with anything.’
(225)
‘A young man who came from Tokachi helped everyone with work.’
C
R y
(115)
‘(Our grandmother) from evening went (to the place where a wife had died) and is helping there.’
C
y
(116)
‘A man responsible for cooking fish cooked fish, and a man responsible for cooking meat cooked meat, and so they helped each other.’
C
R y
(117)
‘Help oneself, be(come) independent / he/she helped himself/herself, be(came) independent.’
C
N y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y