qaṭaʿa (قطع)

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A stem I verb

Coding frame

Examples

(80)
Qaṭaʿa lwaladu lḫubza bissikkīni.
qaṭaʿa
cut.PRF.3SG.M
l-walad-u
ART-boy.M-NOM
l-ḫubz-a
ART-bread.M-ACC
bi-s-sikkīn-i
with-ART-knife.M-GEN
‘The boy cut the bread with the knife.’
(81)
Qaṭṭaʿa ṭṭiflu yadahu bissikkīni.
qaṭṭaʿa
cut.II.INT.PRF.3SG.M
ṭ-ṭifl-u
ART-child.M-NOM
yad-a-hu
hand.F-ACC-3SG.M
bi-s-sikkīn-i
with-ART-knife.M-GEN
‘The child cut into his hand deeply with the knife.’
(82)
Qaṭṭaʿat ʾummī baṣalan liššurbati.
qaṭṭaʿat
cut.II.INT.PRF.3SG.F
ʾumm-ī
mother.F-1SG.NOM
baṣal-an
onion.F.PL-ACC.IDEF
li-š-šurbat-i
for-ART-soup.F-GEN
‘My mother cut onions for the soup.’
(83)
Taqaṭṭaʿat baṣalun.
taqaṭṭaʿat
cut.in.pieces.V.PASS.PRF.3SG.F
baṣal-un
onion.F.PL-NOM.IDEF
‘Onion has been cut (into pieces).’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CUT Coding set Argument type
1 cutter V.subj NP-nom A
2 cut thing NP-acc P
3 cutting instrument bi+NP I

Alternations