ngematiang

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(26)
Anake muani ento ngematiang musuhne aji keris.
anak=e
person=DEF
muani
male
ento
that
ngematiang
kill
musuh=ne
enemy=3POSS
aji
with
keris
kris
‘The man killed his enemy with a 'kris'.’
(83)
Ketut ngematiang lelipine ento.
Ketut
Ketut
ngemati-ang
die-CAUS
lelipi=ne
snake=DEF
ento
that
‘Ketut killed the snake.’
(219)
Tiang ngematiang lelipine ento.
tiang
I
ngemati-ang
die-CAUS
lelipi-ne
snake-DEF
ento
that
‘I killed the snake.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# KILL Coding set Argument type
1 killer Ø A
2 killee Ø P
3 killing instrument aji+NP I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(129)
‘The enemy was killed with 'kris' by the man.’
C
R y
(174)
‘The enemy was killed with 'kris' by the man.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N it is already a causative construction y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y