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Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(43)
Athom waceŋa ɨcɨk uodandoŋse.
athom
before
wa-ce-ŋa
hen-ns-ERG
ɨ-cɨk
3sPOSS-side
u-od-a-nd-o-ŋs-e
3nsA-break-3[s]P-CHANGE-3[s]P-PRF-IND.PST
‘Just before the hens broke its side.’
(45)
Aseĩba cakkuŋa ba oduŋkhalo baiʔ.
aseĩba
last.time
cakku-ŋa
knife-ERG
ba
PROX
od-u-ŋ-kha=lo
break-3[s]P-1sA-BGR=SURP
ba-iʔ
PROX-LOC
‘Last time I broke this here with a knife.’

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
(44)
‘Is your leg 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