tus

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(111)
Hunce tusukhocenena huĩsaŋa.
hun-ce
MED-ns
tus-u-kh-o-ce-ne-na
dig-3P-CON-[3sA.]3P-3nsP-OPT-INSIST
huĩ-sa-ŋa
MED-OBL-ERG
‘Let him try to dig them out.’
(113)
Akhim theŋsibe saŋa dhuwaŋ tusose?
a-khim
1sPOSS-house
theŋsi-be
behind-LOC
sa-ŋa
who-ERG
dhuwaŋ
hole
tus-o-s-e
dig-[3sA.]3[s]P-PRF-IND.PST
‘Who has dug the hole behind my house?’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DIG Coding set Argument type
1 digger NP-erg & V.agt A
2 dug up thing 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 y
C
N y
C
M y
C
M y
C
M y