pid

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(58)
Apakkuŋa chace mithai pidokoce.
a-pakku-ŋa
1sPOSS-mother's.younger.brother-ERG
cha-ce
child-ns
mithai
sweets
pid-o-ko-ce
give-[3sA.]3P-IND.NPST-3nsP
‘My uncle gives sweets to the children.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GIVE Coding set Argument type
1 giver NP-erg & V.agt A
2 gift NP-abs X
3 giving recipient NP-abs & V.obj P

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
(158)
‘We give that kind of help to each other in the village.’
C
M y
C
M y
C
M y