ʾaḫāfa (أخاف)

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A stem IV verb
This verb is causative of the stem I verb of the same root:
ḫāfa 'fear'.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(32)
ʾaḫāfat albintu ṭṭifla.
ʾaḫāfat
fear.IV.CAUS.PRF.3SG.F
al-bint-u
ART-girl.F-NOM
ṭ-ṭifl-a
ART-child.M-ACC
‘The girl frightened the child.’
(5)
ʾAlā taḫāfu min alḥarbi?
ʾa-lā
Q-NEG
taḫāfu
fear.IPFV.2SG.M
min
from
al-ḥarb-i
ART-war.F-GEN
‘Aren't you afraid of the war?’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FRIGHTEN Coding set Argument type
1 frightener V.subj NP-nom A
2 frightenee NP-acc P

Alternations