khaŋ

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Chintang has two verbs that both mean 'see' or 'watch'. This one means 'see or watch and process in the mind', the other one (copt-) means 'direct one's eyes towards'.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(7)
Maʔmiŋa cha khaose.
maʔmi-ŋa
person-ERG
cha
child
kha-o-s-e
see-[3sA.]3[s]P-PRF-IND.PST
‘The man has seen the child.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEE Coding set Argument type
1 seeer NP-erg & V.agt A
2 seen entity NP-abs & V.obj P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
U
R n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
(152)
‘We look after ourselves.’
C
R y
(156)
‘I felt like we could find something just watching each other.’
C
R y
(177)
‘A place seen with a child's eyes.’
C
R y
C
R y
(175)
‘Why did you show it to them?’