nams

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(8)
Kocuwaŋa namsoŋse kocuwa ujutho.
kocuwa-ŋa
dog-ERG
nams-o-ŋs-e
smell-[3sA.]3[s]P-PRF-IND.PST
kocuwa
dog
u-jutho
3sPOSS-dirt
‘The dog has smelled at a(nother) dog's dirt.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SMELL Coding set Argument type
1 smeller NP-erg & V.agt A
2 smelled entity NP-abs & V.obj P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(9)
‘Hey, Maila's pants smell really bad!’
U
R n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
M y
C
M y
C
M y
C
M y
C
R y