yuŋ

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(78)
Maʔmi khambe yuwase.
maʔmi
person
kham-be
floor-LOC
yuw-a-s-e
sit-PST-PRF-[3sS.]IND.PST
‘The man has sat down on the floor.’
(79)
Maʔmi khambe yuwakte.
maʔmi
person
kham-be
floor-LOC
yuw-a-kt-e
sit-PST-IPFV-[3sS.]IND.PST
‘The man was sitting on the floor.’
(86)
Cha teĩbe yuwakte.
cha
child
teĩ-be
village-LOC
yuw-a-kt-e
live-PST-IPFV-[3sS.]IND.PST
‘The child lived in the village.’

Verb meanings , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LIVE SIT SIT DOWN Coding set Argument type
1 liver sitter sitdowner NP-abs & V.subj S
2 living place sitting place sitting-down place NP-loc L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
R n
(149)
‘Sit down on a stool.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(168)
‘Maybe she makes them all sit down.’