nglempag

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(28)
Anake muani cenik ento nglempag lelipine ento aji tungked.
anak=e
person=DEF
muani
male
cenik
small
ento
that
nglempag
hit
lelipi=ne
snake=DEF
ento
that
aji
with
tungked
stick
‘The boy hit the snake with a stick.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HIT Coding set Argument type
1 hitter Ø A
2 hittee Ø P
3 hitting instrument aji+NP I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
R y
(176)
‘The snake was hit by the boy with a stick.’
C
R y
(203)
‘The snake was beaten.’
C
R y
(71)
‘The boy hit the snake with a stick (lit. The boy hit the stick to /against the snake.).’
C
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