ḥammala (حمل)

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A stem II verb
Causative of the stem I of the same root with the meaning 'carry'.
(L = only animate)

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(92)
Ḥammala rraǧulu lqišša ʿalâ lǧamali.
ḥammala
carry.II.CAUS.PRF.3SG.M
r-raǧul-u
ART-man.M-NOM
l-qišš-a
ART-hay.M-ACC
ʿalâ
on
l-ǧamal-i
ART-camel.M-GEN
‘The man loaded the hay on the camel.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LOAD Coding set Argument type
1 loader V.subj NP-nom A
2 loaded thing NP-acc P
3 loading place ʿalâ+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(94)
‘His friend has to carry the expenses (lit. It is on his friend, that he carries the expenses.).’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
R n
(93)
‘The man loaded the camel with hay.’
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