laṭama (لثم)

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A stem I verb

Coding frame

Example

(74)
Laṭama lwaladu lbinta biyadihi ʿalâ waǧhihā.
laṭama
hit.PRF.3SG.M
l-walad-u
ART-boy.M-NOM
l-bint-a
ART-girl.F-ACC
bi-yad-i-hi
with-hand.F-GEN-3SG.M
ʿalâ
on
waǧh-i-hā
face.M-GEN-3SG.F
‘The boy hit the girl with his hand on her face.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

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

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
R derivation takes place from stem I of the same root y
(75)
‘The two boys hit each other.’
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(76)
‘The ship collided with the waves.’
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