sopt

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(76)
Maʔmiŋa bhɨrɨ soptose.
maʔmi-ŋa
person-ERG
bhɨrɨ
hill
sopt-o-s-e
climb-[3sA.]3[s]P-PRF-IND.PST
‘The man has climbed (up) the hill.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CLIMB Coding set Argument type
1 climber NP-erg & V.agt A
2 climbing goal 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
N semantically implausible (one cannot 'climb oneself') y
C
N y
C
M y
C
M y
C
M y