májtsivá

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májtsi-vá = song-VBLZ.have

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(56)
Ováhtsa májtsivá.
ováhtsa
boy
májtsi-vá
song-VBLZ.have
‘The boy sang (a song).’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SING Coding set Argument type
1 singer 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