samiʿa (سمع)

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A stem I verb

Coding frame

Example

(177)
Samiʿa lwaladu ʾuġniyata ʾummihi.
samiʿa
hear.PRF.3SG.M
l-walad-u
ART-boy.M-NOM
ʾuġniyat-a
song.F-ACC
ʾumm-i-hi
mother.F-GEN-3SG.M
‘The boy heard the song of his mother.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HEAR Coding set Argument type
1 hearer V.subj NP-nom A
2 heard sound NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
R y
(179)
‘The boy let the girl listen to a song.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
R y
(178)
‘The boy made the girl listen to a song.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
R n
(209)
‘The boy heard about the song.’
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n