ácuuvé

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ácuuvé (singular verbal number intransitive) - ácuúcunú (singular verbal number stative), derivationally related also to ácújáro (transitive singular verbal number, ácujcó (transitive plural verbal number), áhcubáne (intransitive plural verbal number), and ácújcatyé (stative plural verbal number)

Coding frame

Example

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Wajpi ácuuvé (baavu).
wajpi
man
ácuuvé
sit
baa-vu
below-ALL
‘The man sat down (on the floor).’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SIT DOWN Coding set Argument type
1 sitdowner NP-nom S
2 sitting-down place NP-all L

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