nglempagin

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(27)
Anake muani cenik ento nglempagin lelipine ento aji tungked.
anak=e
person=DEF
muani
male
cenik
small
ento
that
nglempagin
beat
lelipi=ne
snake=DEF
ento
that
aji
with
tungked
stick
‘The boy beat the snake with a stick.’
(203)
Lelipine ento malempag.
lelipi=ne
snake=DEF
ento
that
ma=lempag
RES=beat
‘The snake was beaten.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BEAT Coding set Argument type
1 beater Ø A
2 beatee Ø P
3 beating instrument aji+NP I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(130)
‘The snake was beaten by the boy with a stick.’
C
R y
(175)
‘The snake was beaten by the boy with a stick.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
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