ngalihin

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

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Anakemuani ento ngalihin anake luh ento.
anak=e
person=DEF
muani
male
ento
that
ngalihin
search.for
anak=e
person=DEF
luh
female
ento
that
‘The man searched for the woman.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEARCH FOR Coding set Argument type
1 searcher Ø A
2 searched for thing Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
R y
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