k'ok'al

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to be ill

The pain-feeling/sick person can be expressed as an adnominal genitive modifier to the sick/aching body part.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Examples

(10)
Kid k'ok'ona gey.
kid
girl.ABS
k'ok'o-na
be.ill-CVB
gey
be.PRS
‘The girl is ill.’
(35)
Iyos q'äm k'ok'os.
iyo-s
mother-GEN1
q'äm
head.ABS
k'ok'o-s
hurt-PRS
‘The mother's head is aching.’

Verb meanings , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BE ILL FEEL PAIN Coding set Argument type
1 sickness locus pain locus NP-abs & abs.V I

Alternations