khatt

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Sources are indicated very rarely with this verb and are not considered to be arguments anyway, but if they occur, sources are always marked the same way (LOC-ERG) for all verbs indicating movement.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(51)
Thuliŋa mo newarnibeʔŋa ekbora khattuwakte.
thuli-ŋa
Thuli-ERG
mo
DEM.DOWN
newarni-beʔ-ŋa
Newar.woman-LOC-ERG
ek
one
bora
sack
khatt-u-wakt-e
take-3[s]P-IPFV-[3sA.]IND.PST
‘Thuli used to take one sack from the Newar woman down there.’
(144)
Dailobe khattum.
dailo-be
veranda-LOC
khatt-u-m
bring-3[s]P-1nsA
‘Let's bring it to the veranda.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TAKE Coding set Argument type
1 taker NP-erg & V.agt A
2 taken thing NP-abs & V.obj P
3 take to goal NP-loc L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(146)
‘We had brought him to Dhankuta.’
U
N n
U
R n
U
N n
U
N n
C
M y
C
M y
C
M y
C
R y
C
R y