rett

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(87)
Unarek rettumyaŋ lonnahaiʔ hola.
u-narek
3sPOSS-ear
rett-u-m=yaŋ
laugh.at-3[s]P-1nsA=also
lon-na-haiʔ
come.out-LNK-[3sS.]COMPL.ITR
hola
maybe
‘Maybe he comes out if we laugh about his ears.’
(137)
Yosaŋa anci mairecceke.
yo-sa-ŋa
DEM.ACROSS-OBL-ERG
anci
1di
mai-rec-ce-ke
1nsiP-laugh.at-d-IND.NPST
‘That guy is laughing at us.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LAUGH ABOUT Coding set Argument type
1 laugher (tr.) NP-erg & V.agt A
2 laughed-about thing (tr.) NP-abs & V.obj P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(88)
‘This one laughs out loud, like some slut!’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
M y
C
M y
C
N y
C
M y
C
M y