caanú

Coding frame

Example

(98)
Ó caanú dɨɨ caanúcori.
ó
1SG
caanú
grind
dɨɨ
peppers
caanúco-ri
mortar-LOC/INST
‘I grind peppers with a mortar.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GRIND Coding set Argument type
1 grinder NP-nom A
2 ground thing NP-acc P
3 grinding instrument NP-loc/instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
N suffixation of reflexive marker -mei may also 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
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n