raʾâ (رأى)

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A stem I verb

Coding frame

Example

(9)
Raʾâ rraǧulu ṭṭifla.
raʾâ
see.PRF.3SG.M
r-raǧul-u
ART-man.M-NOM
ṭ-ṭifl-a
ART-child.M-ACC
‘The man saw the child.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEE Coding set Argument type
1 seeer V.subj NP-nom A
2 seen entity NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
N y
C
R The verb ʾarâ 'show' is the causative of raʾā 'see' y
(26)
‘Why don't you go out and show me yourself?’
(88)
‘The girl showed the book to the teacher.’
C
R derivation takes place from stem I 'see' y
(27)
‘The two boys saw each other. / The two boys met each other.’
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
y
C
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
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n