kisma

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kisma 'hug sb; grab sth' (vt)

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(168)
Iwatarap akorsi akisma w anrimseka.
iwatarap
baby
a=korsi
IND.A=child.POSS
a=kisma
IND.A=hug
wa
and
an=rimse-ka
IND.A=dance-CAUS
‘I hugged the baby and made him dance.’
(169)
Aniukokisma.
an=i=uko-kisma
IND.A=IND.O=SOC-hug
‘I was hugged (by my elder brother and sister).’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HUG Coding set Argument type
1 hugger subj.V A
2 huggee obj.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(170)
‘I have peacefully calmed myself down.’
(174)
‘Something that looked like a bundle of fish came down near my grandfather, then he tucked it at his belly.’
C
R y
(171)
‘I had nothing to do and felt really bored keeping my hands in pockets.’
(172)
‘Hold each other's hands.’
C
R y
(173)
‘Hold each other's arms / show affection to each other.’
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
N y
C
y
C
R y
(251)
‘To seize./ To take hold of.’
(252)
‘At the moment when I was about to be cut (=killed), my Japanese master (=lover) [tried to] stop people (=seize people) for my sake.’
C
N y