bhukt

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(69)
Maʔmiŋa sirekŋa cha bhuktose.
maʔmi-ŋa
person-ERG
sirek-ŋa
blanket-ERG
cha
child
bhukt-o-s-e
cover-[3sA.]3[s]P-PRF-IND.PST
‘The man has covered the child with a blanket.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COVER Coding set Argument type
1 coverer NP-erg & V.agt A
2 covered thing NP-abs & V.obj P
3 cover NP-erg I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(70)
‘Friends covered me with wood.’
U
N n
U
R n
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
(150)
‘He's crying, he's covered himself!’
C
R y
C
R y
(160)
‘That is covered ginger.’
C
M y
C
R y