cemd

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(108)
Jhantaã them cemdoko?
jhanta-ã
grinding.stone-ERG
them
what
cemd-o-ko
grind-[3sA.]3[s]P-IND.NPST
‘What is he grinding with the grinding stone?’
(139)
Maceŋa sambok ucemdoko.
ma-ce-ŋa
woman-ns-ERG
sambok
millet
u-cemd-o-ko
3[ns]A-grind-3P-IND.NPST
‘The women grind the millet.’
(109)
Akka sambok cemdehẽ.
akka
1s
sambok
millet
cemd-e-h-ẽ
grind-PST-1sS-IND.PST
‘I ground millet.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GRIND Coding set Argument type
1 grinder NP-erg & V.agt A
2 ground thing NP-abs & V.obj P
3 grinding instrument NP-erg I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(140)
‘The women grind millet.’
U
M n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
M y
C
M y
C
M y
C
M y
C
M y