ujcú

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take, get, etc.

Coding frame

Example

(15)
Ováhtsa ujcú waajácuháámɨ uwáábóóbedítyu .
ováhtsa
boy
ujcú
take
waajácuháámɨ
book
uwáábóóbe-dí-tyu
teacher-ANIM-ABL
‘The boy took the book from the teacher.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TAKE Coding set Argument type
1 taker NP-nom A
2 taken thing NP-acc P
3 taking source NP-abl X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(122)
‘I make the boy take the book to the teacher.’
C
R y
C
R 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
U
N n
U
N n