ramu

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ramu 'think about sth/sb' (vt).
cf. the intransitive counterpart
yay-nu [REFL-hear]
'think' (lit. 'hear oneself')

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(157)
Apohoutari ne yakka koinkar siri ne kuni kuramu.
a=po-ho-utar-i
IND.A=child-POSS-PL-POSS
ne
COP
yak-ka
if-even
ko-inkar
APPL.DAT-look
siri
VIS.EV
ne
COP
kun-i
going.to-NR
ku=ramu
1SG.A=think
‘I thought that (the gods) are going to protect my sons.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# THINK Coding set Argument type
1 thinker subj.V A
2 thought content obj.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
R y
(262)
‘I thought/felt as if a spear came, so.’
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
R y
(263)
‘To suspect. \ To think.’
C
R y
(264)
‘I made myself think that there was a rumor such as she was a beauty.’