ácuúcunú

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ácu-úcunu (stative singular VERBAL NUMBER), ácu-jcátye (stative plural VERBAL NUMBER), derivationally also related to ácuuve (intransitive singular verbal number), ácújáro (transitive singular verbal number, ácujcó (transitive plural verbal number), áhcubáne (intransitive plural verbal number), and ácújcatyé (stative plural verbal number)

Coding frame

Examples

(50)
Wajpi ácuúcunú (baari).
wajpi
man
ácuúcunú
sit
baa-ri
below-LOC/INST
‘The man sat (on the floor).’
(83)
Keeme ácuúcunú cúúmú hallúri.
keeme
old_man
ácuúcunú
sit
cúúmú
signal_drum
hallú-ri
top-LOC/INST
‘The old man sits on the signal drum.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SIT Coding set Argument type
1 sitter NP-nom S
2 sitting place NP-loc/instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
N y
C
N suffixation of reflexive marker -mei possible, but 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