ray

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ray ‘die’ (vi), cf. the causative ray-ke ‘kill sb’.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(150)
Tan ay ani acotca ciki kamuy ray ruwe an?
tan
this
ay
arrow
ani
INST
a=cotca
IND.A=shoot
ciki
if
kamuy
bear
ray
die
ruwe
INF.EV
an
exist.SG
‘Will a bear die if this arrow hits it?’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DIE Coding set Argument type
1 dieer subj.V S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
M y
(151)
‘You will die at the edge of the sword that I wear!’
C
N y
C
N y
C
y
C
y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(57)
‘They have beaten the mermaid altogether and killed him.’
(61)
‘Sharpen your sword and your mountain knife, and kill the cat (that we used to have) with them.’