ɨɨcú

Coding frame

Example

(88)
Ováhtsámú ɨɨcú peróótáuri.
ováhtsá-mú
boy-PL
ɨɨcú
play
peróótáu-ri
ball-LOC/INST
‘The boys are playing with the ball.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# PLAY Coding set Argument type
1 player NP-nom S
2 toy NP-loc/instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
M presumably means 'play with each other' y
U
N n
C
N suffixation of reflexive marker -mei possible, but results not in a valency change, but in a reading where the agentivity of the subject is deranked, translated by native speakers as 'do x poorly' y
U
N n