páátanú

Coding frame

Example

(17)
Ováhtsa páátanú waajácuháámɨ uwáábóóbedítyu.
ováhtsa
boy
páátanú
hide
waajácuháámɨ
book
uwáábóóbe-dí-tyu
teacher-ANIM-ABL
‘The boy hid the book from the teacher.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HIDE Coding set Argument type
1 hider NP-nom A
2 hidden thing NP-acc P
3 hiding affectee NP-abl X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
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
U
N n
U
N n