ʾaʿṭâ (أعطى)

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A stem IV verb
Stem I verb is non existent. Stem VIII of this root has the same meaning (s. Wehr 1985).

Coding frame

Example

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ʾAʿṭat albintu lkitāba lilmuʿallimi.
ʾaʿṭat
give.PRF.3SG.F
al-bint-u
ART-girl.F-NOM
l-kitāb-a
ART-book.M-ACC
li-l-muʿallim-i
for-ART-teacher.M-GEN
‘The girl gave the book to the teacher.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GIVE Coding set Argument type
1 giver V.subj NP-nom A
2 giving recipient li+NP X
3 gift NP-acc P

Alternations