ten

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(48)
Chaŋa puchak lauriŋa tenose.
cha-ŋa
child-ERG
puchak
snake
lauri-ŋa
stick-ERG
ten-o-s-e
hit-[3sA.]3[s]P-PRF-IND.PST
‘The child has hit the snake with a stick.’

Verb meanings , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BEAT HIT Coding set Argument type
1 beater hitter NP-erg & V.agt A
2 beatee hittee NP-abs & V.obj P
3 beating instrument hitting instrument NP-erg I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
U
R n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
C
R y
(155)
‘Let's not beat each other!’
C
M y
C
R y
C
M y