nakutin

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(6)
Anakemuani ento nakutin beruange ento.
anak=e
person=DEF
muani
male
ento
that
nakutin
fear
beruang=e
bear=DEF
ento
that
‘The man feared the bear.’
(7)
Beruange ento nakutin anake muani ento.
beruang=e
bear=DEF
ento
that
nakutin
frighten
anak=e
person=DEF
muani
male
ento
that
‘The bear frightened the man.’

Verb meanings , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FEAR FRIGHTEN Coding set Argument type
1 fearer frightener Ø A
2 fear stimulus frightenee Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(110)
‘The bear was feared by the man.’
(111)
‘The man was feared by the bear.’
C
R y
(155)
‘The bear was feared by the man.’
(156)
‘The man was feared by the bear.’
C
N y
C
N it is already a causative construction y
C
N it is already a causative construction y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y