ngalahin

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(54)
Anake muani cenik ento ngalahin desane ento.
anak=e
person=DEF
muani
male
cenik
small
ento
that
ngalahin
leave
desa=ne
village=DEF
ento
that
‘The boy left the village.’
(80)
Anake muani cenik ento ngalahang desane ento.
anak=e
person=DEF
muani
male
cenik
small
ento
that
ngalah=ang
beat=CAUS
desa=ne
village=DEF
ento
that
‘The boy beat the village.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LEAVE Coding set Argument type
1 leaver Ø A
2 left place/person Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(115)
‘The woman was left by the man.’
(149)
‘The village was left by the boy.’
C
R y
(160)
‘The woman was left by the man.’
(196)
‘The village was left by the boy.’
C
N y
C
y
C
y
C
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