hemesu (SG) / hemespa (PL)

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hemesu/hemespa ‘climb (SG/PL)’ (vi)

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(128)
Tan nupuri or ta hemespaan ciki hokampa isam ya?
tan
this
nupuri
mountain
or
place
ta
LOC
hemespa=an
climb.PL=IND.S
ciki
if
hokampa
difficulty
isam
not.exist
ya
Q
‘Is it not difficult to climb this mountain?’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CLIMB Coding set Argument type
1 climber subj.V S
2 climbing goal LOC L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(129)
‘You climbed this mountain at one try.’
C
R y
(130)
‘(The fox) climbed halfway up the mountain and...’
C
N y
C
N y
C
y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y