khat (2)

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khat- basically means 'go', so when combined with a source (-LOC-ERG) it becomes 'go away from'. That's a frequent way to say 'leave', but as a source is not considered an argument, it is not part of the coding frame.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(85)
Cha teĩbeʔã khadase.
cha
child
teĩ-beʔ-ã
village-LOC-ERG
khad-a-s-e
go-PST-PRF-[3sS.]IND.PST
‘The child went from/left the village.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LEAVE Coding set Argument type
1 leaver NP-abs & V.subj S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
R n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y