éjéhtsó

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This verb stem contains the causative marker -tso, the first element is related to the onomatopoeic ejé-ejé 'sound of coughing' and to eejéco 'flew', but éjé cannot be used on its own.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(47)
Wajpi éjéhtsó.
wajpi
man
éjéhtsó
cough
‘The man coughed.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COUGH Coding set Argument type
1 cougher NP-nom S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
N 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