ajyábáávaté

Coding frame

Example

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Ováhtsa ajyábáávaté.
ováhtsa
boy
ajyábáávaté
be_hungry
‘The boy was hungry.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BE HUNGRY Coding set Argument type
1 hungry person 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