ḫāfa (خاف)

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A stem I verb

Coding frame

Example

(6)
ʾAlā taḫāfu lmauta mit̠lanā?
ʾa-lā
Q-NEG
taḫāfu
fear.IPFV.2SG.M
l-maut-a
ART-death.M-ACC
mit̠la-nā
like-1PL
‘And you aren't afraid of death like us?’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FEAR Coding set Argument type
1 fearer V.subj NP-nom A
2 fear stimulus NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(32)
‘The girl frightened the child.’
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
R n
(5)
‘Aren't you afraid of the war?’
C
R y
(31)
‘The girl scared the child.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
R n
(254)
‘The girl was afraid.’
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n