(apto) as

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as 'stand' (vi)

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(154)
Apto as.
apto
rain
as
stand.SG
‘It rained.’
(301)
Kem apto as kor siran ruwe anukar_ ruwe ne korka.
kem
blood
apto
rain
as
stand.SG
kor
and
sir-an
ground/world-exist.SG
ruwe
INF.EV
a=nukar
IND.A=see
ruwe
INF.EV
ne
COP
korka
because
‘(There fell a fog over the Tomisanpet river) and I saw the sight of a blood rain raining.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# RAIN Coding set Argument type

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
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
N y
C
R y
(302)
‘A rainmaker / lit. a person (who) makes rain (lit. who makes rain stand).’