ngengkebang

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(34)
Anake muani cenik ento ngengkebang katake ento uli memenne.
anak=e
person=DEF
muani
male
cenik
small
ento
that
ngengkebang
hide
katak=e
frog=DEF
ento
that
uli
from
memen=ne
mother=3POSS
‘The boy hid the frog from his mother.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HIDE Coding set Argument type
1 hider Ø A
2 hidden thing Ø P
3 hiding affectee uli+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(136)
‘The frog was hidden by the boy from his mother.’
C
R y
(182)
‘The frog was hidden by the boy from his mother.’
C
R y
(209)
‘The frog was hidden.’
C
N it is already a causative construction y
C
N it is already a causative construction y
C
R y
(89)
‘The boy hid the frog from his mother.’
C
y
C
y