ratt

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(34)
Paŋa ma rattose.
pa-ŋa
man-ERG
ma
woman
ratt-o-s-e
shout.at-[3sA.]3[s]P-PRF-IND.PST
‘The man has shouted at the woman.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SHOUT AT Coding set Argument type
1 shouter NP-erg & V.agt A
2 shoutee NP-abs & V.obj P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R Alternation more frequent than basic frame. n
(35)
‘The goats are bleating.’
(89)
‘The (two) children were screaming.’
U
N 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