i-p-e-rusuy

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i-p-e-rusuy [APASS-EP-eat-DESID] ‘be hungry (lit. ‘want to eat food’)

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(153)
Ene ae rusuy ene iperusuyan pe ...
ene
like.this
a=e
IND.A=eat
rusuy
DESID
ene
like.this
i-p-e-rusuy=an
APASS-EP-eat-DESID=IND.S
pe
but
‘Even though I was so hungry and wanted to eat, ...’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BE HUNGRY Coding set Argument type
1 hungry person subj.V S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
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N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(296)
‘I cannot let my son go hungry.’