pɨ́aabó

Coding frame

Example

(42)
Wajpi pɨ́aabó bádsɨ́jcájake.
wajpi
man
pɨ́aabó
help
bádsɨ́jcája-ke
girl-ACC
‘The man helped the girl.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HELP Coding set Argument type
1 helper NP-nom A
2 helpee NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
R y
(111)
‘They helped each other.’
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