yišelal

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to break (tr.)

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

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Öždi xäbäläd c'ika bišello.
öždi
boy.ERG
xäbä-lä-d
foot-OBL-INSTR
c'ika
glass(III).ABS
b-iše-ll-o
III-break-CAUS-PST
‘The boy broke the glass with his foot.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BREAK Coding set Argument type
1 breaker NP-erg A
2 broken thing NP-abs & abs.V P
3 breaking instrument NP-instr I

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