masaḥa (مسح)

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A stem I verb
('wipe, rub')

Coding frame

Examples

(160)
Masaḥat albintu lwasḥa ʿan aṭṭāwilati.
masaḥat
wipe.PRF.3SG.F
al-bint-u
ART-girl.F-NOM
l-wasḥ-a
ART-dirt.M-ACC
ʿan
about
aṭ-ṭāwilat-i
ART-table.F-GEN
‘The girl wiped the dirt from the table.’
(161)
Massaḥat albintu yadayhā fī lmindīli.
massaḥat
wipe.INT.PRF.3SG.F
al-bint-u
ART-girl.F-NOM
yad-ay-hā
hand.F-DU.ACC-3SG.F
bi-l-mindīl-i
with-ART-handkerchief.M-GEN
‘The girl (strongly) wiped her hands with the handkerchief.’
(162)
Tamassaḥa lkalbu ʿalâ ššaǧarati.
tamassaḥa
wipe.V.REFL.PRF.3SG.M
l-kalb-u
ART-dog.M-NOM
ʿalâ
on
š-šaǧarat-i
ART-tree.F-GEN
‘The dog rubbed against the tree.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# WIPE Coding set Argument type
1 wiper V.subj NP-nom A
2 wiped material NP-acc P
3 wiping surface ʿan+NP X

Alternations