sinotca-ki

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sinotca-ki [song-do] ‘sing a song’ (vi), O-incorporation

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(148)
Káni ka sinotca kuki kusune na.
káni
I
ka
even
sinotca
song
ku=ki
1SG.A=do
kusu-ne
going.to-COP
na
FIN
eani
2SG.S/A/O
hem
also/and
sinotca
song
ki
do
yan
IMP.POL
‘I will sing a song, so you should also sing.’
(149)
Akor huci sinotcaki kor wakkata. Sinotcaki kor suke ike, ...
a=kor
IND.A=have
huci
grandmother
sinotca-ki
song-do
kor
while
wakka-ta
water-dig
sinotca-ki
song-do
kor
while
suke
cook
hike
and
‘Grandmother would sing while drawing water and she would sing while preparing meals...’
(231)
Ene kunne hene tokap hene ene sinotcakian kor anan hawe ene an hi ne.
ene
like.this
kunne
black
hene
also
tokap
daytime
hene
also
ene
like.this
sinotca-ki=an
song-do=IND.A
kor
and
an=an
exist.SG=IND.S
hawe
REP.EV
ene
like.this
an
exist.SG
hi
NR
ne
COP
‘I sang songs like this night and day.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SING Coding set Argument type
1 singer subj.V S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y