yüč'al

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'to cut'

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

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Öždi c'it'ad bäbä büč'iyo.
öždi
boy.ERG
c'it'-a-d
knife-OBL-INSTR
bäbä
bread(III).ABS
b-üč'-iyo
III-cut-PST
‘The boy cut the bread with the knife.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CUT Coding set Argument type
1 cutter NP-erg A
2 cut thing NP-abs & abs.V P
3 cutting instrument NP-instr I

Alternations