patmel

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corpus frequencies:
47271/548/0 (basic/middle/causative)

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(37)
Maɾdə mi patmutʰjun patmecʰ aʁǯkan.
maɾd-ə
man-def
mi
one
patmutʰjun
story.nom
patm-ecʰ
tell-aor.3sg
aʁǯka-n
girl.dat-def
‘The man told a story to the girl.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TELL Coding set Argument type
1 teller NP-nom V.subj A
2 tellee NP-nomdat P
3 told content NP-dat X

Alternations

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