kip-mett

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regular causative of kitt- 'fear'

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(13)
Maʔmiŋa cha kipmettose.
maʔmi-ŋa
person-ERG
cha
child
kip-mett-o-s-e
fear-CAUS-[3sA.]3[s]P-PRF-IND.PST
‘The man has frightened the child.’
(131)
Ba kocuwaŋa cha kipmettoko.
ba
PROX
kocuwa-ŋa
dog-ERG
cha
child
kip-mett-o-ko
fear-CAUS-[3sA.]3[s]P-IND.NPST
‘This dog frightens the child.’
(132)
Iphuwaŋa Rame phakceŋa kipmettoko.
i-phuwa-ŋa
2sPOSS-elder.brother-ERG
rame
Rame
phak-ce-ŋa
pig-ns-ERG
kip-mett-o-ko
fear-CAUS-[3sA.]3[s]P-IND.NPST
‘Your brother makes Rame afraid of the pigs.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FRIGHTEN Coding set Argument type
1 frightener NP-erg & V.agt A
2 frightenee 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
M y
C
M y
C
M y
C
N y
C
N y