kasara (كسر)

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A stem I verb

Coding frame

Examples

(61)
Kasara lwaladu nnāfid̠ata bilḥaǧari.
kasara
break.PRF.3SG.M
l-walad-u
ART-boy.M-NOM
n-nāfid̠at-a
ART-window.F-ACC
bi-l-ḥaǧar-i
with-ART-stone.M-GEN
‘The boy broke the window with the stone.’
(64)
Kassara lwaladu lkaʾsa.
kassara
break.II.INT.PRF.3SG.M
l-walad-u
ART-boy.M-NOM
l-kaʾs-a
ART-glass.F-ACC
‘The boy broke the glass in pieces.’
(65)
Takassarat alkaʾsu.
takassarat
break.into.pieces.V.ACAUS.PRF.3SG.F
al-kaʾs-u
ART-glass.F-NOM
‘The glass broke into pieces.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BREAK Coding set Argument type
1 breaker V.subj NP-nom A
2 broken thing NP-acc P
3 breaking instrument bi+NP I

Alternations