arka

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arka ‘hurt’ (vi). The experiencer is encoded as the possessor of the body part that hurts.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(187)
Kukokkasapa arka korka, kunetopake anak totek pe ne kusu.
ku=kokka-sapa
1SG.A=knee-head.POSS
arka
hurt
korka
but
ku=netopake
1SG.A=body.POSS
anak
TOP
totek
be.healthy
pe
NR
ne
COP
kusu
because
‘My knees hurt, but my body is healthy.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FEEL PAIN Coding set Argument type
1 pain locus subj.V S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
y
C
N y
C
y
C
N y
C
N y
C
y
C
N y
C
R y
(293)
‘Is it said that you have hurt your hand?’