lamasa (لمس)

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A stem I verb
Stem III of this root has the same meaning.

Coding frame

Examples

(77)
Lamasa lwaladu lḥayyata bilʿaṣâi.
lamasa
touch.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 touched the snake with the stick.’
(79)
Talammasa rraǧulu ṭarīqahu fī ẓẓalāmi.
talammasa
touch.V.GRA.PRF.3SG.M
r-raǧul-u
ART-man.M-NOM
ṭarīq-a-hu
way.M-ACC-3SG.M
in
ẓ-ẓalām-i
ART-darkness.M-GEN
‘The man groped his way in the dark.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TOUCH Coding set Argument type
1 toucher V.subj NP-nom A
2 touchee NP-acc P
3 touching instrument bi+NP I

Alternations