menekin

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(48)
Anake muani muani ento menekin punyan kayune ento.
anak=e
person=DEF
muani
male
muani
male
ento
that
menekin
climb.up
punyan
trunk
kayu=ne
tree=DEF
ento
that
‘The old men climbed up the tree.’
(98)
Petanine ento menekin treke ento (aji) somi.
petani=ne
farmer=DEF
ento
that
menek=in
load=LOC
trek=e
truck=DEF
ento
that
aji
with
somi
hay
‘The farmer loaded the truck with hay.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CLIMB Coding set Argument type
1 climber Ø A
2 climbing goal Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
R y
C
N y
C
y
C
R y
(76)
‘The man made the child climb up the tree.’
C
N it is already a locative construction y
C
N it is already a locative construction y
C
N it is already a locative construction y