e-pakasnu

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e-pakasnu [about.APPL-teach] ‘teach sth to sb’ (vd) (Content APPL) < pakasnu ‘teach sb’ (vt).

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(201)
Amacihi anakne menokopo menoko monrayke epakasnu.
a=mac-ihi
IND.A=wife-POSS
anak-ne
TOP-COP
menoko-po
woman-DIM
menoko
woman
monrayke
work
e-pakasnu
APPL.INS-teach
‘My wife taught women’s work to (our) daughters.’
(202)
Aenepakasnu p ne ruwe ne.
a=en=e-pakasnu
IND.A=1SG.O=APPL.INS-teach
p
thing
ne
COP
ruwe
INF.EV
ne
COP
‘This is what I have been taught about.’
(237)
Aonaha ipakasnu kor okaan.
a=ona-ha
IND.A=father-POSS
i=pakasnu
IND.O=teach
kor
and
oka=an
exist.PL=IND.S
‘My father taught me (like this).’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TEACH Coding set Argument type
1 teacher subj.V A
2 teachee obj.V P
3 taught content Ø X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(203)
‘My children! Over many generations teach to each other about it, tell that (we) have an Ainu origins like this.’
C
N y
C
M y
(204)
‘Tomorrow teach me the way there.’
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
R y
(304)
‘A person who teaches to people reading and writing (=a teacher).’
C
y
C
N y