ket

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(41)
Chaŋa jaskeli luŋtakŋa kedose.
cha-ŋa
child-ERG
jaskeli
window
luŋtak-ŋa
stone-ERG
ked-o-s-e
break-[3sA.]3[s]P-PRF-IND.PST
‘The child has broken the window with a stone.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BREAK Coding set Argument type
1 breaker NP-erg & V.agt A
2 broken thing NP-abs & V.obj P
3 breaking instrument NP-erg I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(42)
‘Is her nose broken?’
U
R n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
M y
C
M y
C
M y
C
R y
C
M y