yeⁿxelal

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to touch

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

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Öždi kibbal koo yeⁿxelca.
öždi
boy.ERG
kibba-l
girl.OBL-LAT
koo
hand(IV).ABS
y-eⁿxe-l-ca
IV-touch-CAUS-PRS
‘The boy touches the girl with his hand.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TOUCH Coding set Argument type
1 toucher NP-erg A
2 touchee NP-lat X
3 touching instrument NP-abs & abs.V P

Alternations