mina

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(179)
Umurek utar inukar wa, mina kane okay.
umurek
couple
utar
people
i=nukar
IND.O=see
wa
and
mina
laugh
kane
and.so.on
okay
exist.PL
‘A couple saw me, smiled and so on.’
(181)
Sonno pon hekattar utar uminare kor ukesanpa wa.
sonno
really
pon
little
hekattar
children
utar
PL
u-mina-re
REC-laugh-CAUS
kor
and
u-kesanpa
REC-chase
wa
and
‘Indeed, little children are laughing and chasing each other.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LAUGH Coding set Argument type
1 laugher subj.V S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(180)
‘I laughed at them.’
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
(292)
‘Make laugh.’