ratt (2)

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The basic meaning is 'shout at', but there is no other verb to express 'scream', and the S/A detransitivisation is kind of lexicalized.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(35)
Bakhrace uraʔno.
bakhra-ce
goat-ns
u-raʔ-no
3nsS-shout-IND.NPST
‘The goats are bleating.’
(89)
Chace urattaktace.
cha-ce
child-ns
u-ratt-a-kt-a-c-e
3nsS-scream-PST-IPFV-PST-d-IND.PST
‘The (two) children were screaming.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SCREAM Coding set Argument type
1 screamer NP-abs & V.subj S

Alternations

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