ʾalbasa (ألبس)

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A stem IV verb
Causative of stem I verb of the same root:
labisa 'dress' (intransitive).

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(39)
ʾalbasat albintu ṭṭifla.
ʾalbasat
dress.IV.CAUS.PRF.3SG.F
al-bint-u
ART-girl.F-NOM
ṭ-ṭifl-a
ART-child.M-ACC
‘The girl dressed the child.’
(40)
Labbasa lwaladu lḥaqīqata ʿalâ ʾabihi.
labbasa
dress.II.CAUS.PRF.3SG.M
l-walad-u
ART-boy.M-NOM
l-ḥaqīqat-a
ART-truth.F-ACC
ʿalâ
on
ʾab-i-hi
father.M-GEN-3SG.M
‘The boy hid the truth from his father (lit. The boy dressed (=covered) the truth from his father.).’
(41)
Talabbasa bihi ǧinnun.
talabbasa
dress.V.ACAUS.PRF.3SG.M
bi-hi
with-3SG.M
ǧinn-un
spirit.M-NOM.IDEF
‘He was possessed by a spirit.’
(42)
Talabbasa lissafari.
talabbasa
dress.V.REFL.PRF.3SG.M
li-s-safar-i
for-ART-trip.M-GEN
‘He dressed for the trip.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DRESS Coding set Argument type
1 dresser V.subj NP-nom A
2 dressee NP-acc P

Alternations