ḍaraba (ضرب)

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A stem I verb

Coding frame

Examples

(72)
Ḍaraba lwaladu lḥayyata bilʿaṣâi.
ḍaraba
beat.PRF.3SG.M
l-walad-u
ART-boy.M-NOM
l-ḥayyat-a
ART-snake.F-ACC
bi-l-ʿaṣâ-i
with-ART-stick.F-GEN
‘The boy beat the snake with the stick .’
(73)
Taḍāraba lmutalākimāni ḫāriǧa ḥalabati ṣṣirāʿi.
taḍāraba
beat.VI.RECP.PRF.3SG.M
l-mutalākim-āni
ART-boxer.M-DU.NOM
ḫāriǧ-a
outside.M-ACC
ḥalabat-i
arena.F-GEN
ṣ-ṣirāʿ-i
ART-battle.M-GEN
‘The boxers beat each other outside of the battle arena.’

Verb meanings , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BEAT HIT Coding set Argument type
1 beater hitter V.subj NP-nom A
2 beatee hittee NP-acc P
3 beating instrument hitting instrument bi+NP I

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