tsiivá

Coding frame

Example

(8)
Ováhtsa tsiivá wajácuháámɨ uwáábóóbedívu.
ováhtsa
boy
tsiivá
bring
wajácuháámɨ
book
uwáábóóbe-dí-vu
teacher-ANIM-ALL
‘The boy brought the book to the teacher.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BRING Coding set Argument type
1 bringer NP-nom A
2 brought thing NP-acc P
3 bringing recipient NP-all L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(119)
‘I make the boy bring the book to the teacher.’
C
R 'bring something to 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