spanel

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corpus frequencies:
36420/8828/0 (basic/middle/causative)

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(30)
Tʁan օʒin spanecʰ pʰajtov.
tʁa-n
boy-def
օʒ-i-n
snake-dat-def
span-ecʰ
kill-aor.3sg
pʰajt-ov
stick-instr
‘The boy killed the snake with the stick.’
(132)
Haǯoɾd oɾə jes paɾsatikov mi agrav spanecʰi u gcʰecʰi Boʁaɾi araǯ.
haǯoɾd
next
oɾ-ə
day-def
jes
I.nom
paɾsatik-ov
catapult-instr
mi
one
agrav
crow
span-ecʰ-i
kill-aor-1sg
u
and
gcʰ-ecʰ-i
drop-aor-1sg
Boʁaɾ-i
Boghar-gen
araǯ
in.front.of
‘The next day I killed a crow with a catapult and threw it in front of Boghar.’
(186)
Jev asvel eɾ mi spaniɾ.
jev
and
as-v-el
say-med-cvb.pfv
aor.pst.3sg
mi
proh
span-iɾ
kill-imp
‘And it was said: do not kill.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# KILL Coding set Argument type
1 killer NP-nom V.subj A
2 killee NP-nomdat P
3 killing instrument NP-instr I

Alternations

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