dsɨ́jɨ́vetsó

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dsɨ́jɨ́ve-tsó = die-CAUS

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(22)
Ováhtsa dsɨ́jɨ́vetsó ííñímeke ballóówari.
ováhtsa
boy
dsɨ́jɨ́ve-tsó
die-CAUS
ííñíme-ke
snake-ACC
ballóówa-ri
stick-LOC/INST
‘The boy killed the snake with the stick.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# KILL Coding set Argument type
1 killer NP-nom A
2 killee NP-acc P
3 killing instrument NP-loc/instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R double causative y
C
R y
C
R y
(113)
‘He killed himself.’
U
N n
U
R n