kpčʰel

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corpus frequencies:
9631/0/2456 (basic/middle/causative)
touch, connect
kpnel might be a variant

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(27)
Tʁan օʒin kpav pʰajtov.
tʁa-n
boy-def
օʒ-i-n
snake-dat-def
kpa-v
touch-aor.3sg
pʰajt-ov
stick-instr
‘The boy touched the snake with the stick.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TOUCH Coding set Argument type
1 toucher NP-nom V.subj S
2 touchee NP-dat X
3 touching instrument NP-instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R connect (lexical) y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n