uhuy

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(193)
Poro ape ari wa uhuy-ka kusu, sunku uhuy wa arpa ayne.
poro
big
ape
fire
ari
light
wa
and
uhuy-ka
burn-CAUS
kusu
because
sunku
fir.tree
uhuy
burn
wa
and
arpa
go.SG
ayne
finally
‘Since he lit the big fire, and burned it, the fir-tree burned (well).’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BURN Coding set Argument type
1 burnt thing subj.V S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(8)
‘Pour at least some lamp oil there and light it.’
(299)
‘We will burn down the village.’