copt

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(6)
Maʔmiŋa cha coptose.
maʔmi-ŋa
person-ERG
cha
child
copt-o-s-e
look.at-[3sA.]3[s]P-PRF-IND.PST
‘The man has looked at the child.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LOOK AT Coding set Argument type
1 looker NP-erg & V.agt A
2 looked at entity NP-abs & V.obj P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
U
R n
U
R n
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
C
R y
C
M y
C
M y
C
R y