ḍaḥika (ضحك)

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A stem I verb

Coding frame

Examples

(130)
Ḍaḥika ṭṭiflu ʿalayka.
ḍaḥika
laugh.PRF.3SG.M
ṭ-ṭifl-u
ART-child.M-NOM
ʿalay-ka
on-2SG.M
‘The child laughed about you.’
(131)
Ḍaḥika ṭṭiflu minka.
ḍaḥika
laugh.PRF.3SG.M
ṭ-ṭifl-u
ART-child.M-NOM
min-ka
from-2SG.M
‘The child laughed about you.’
(134)
Taḍāḥaka lʾaṭfālu min almuʿallimihim.
taḍāḥaka
laugh.VI.RECP.PRF.3SG.M
l-ʾaṭfāl-u
ART-child.M.PL-NOM
min
from
al-muʿallim-i-him
ART-teacher.M-GEN-3PL.M
‘The children laughed about their teacher together.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LAUGH Coding set Argument type
1 laugher V.subj NP-nom S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
R y
(133)
‘He made him laugh with his talk.’
U
N n
C
y
C
N y
U
N n
C
R y
(132)
‘He made him laugh a lot with his talk.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
(135)
‘His friend made him laugh (against his will).’
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