čanačʰel

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corpus frequencies:
49912/10215/20 (basic/middle/causative)
also know someone (the more common verb
gitenal is not applicable to animate stimuli)

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(41)
Maɾdə čanačʰum eɾ tʁajin.
maɾd-ə
man-def
čanačʰ-um
know-cvb.ipfv
aux.pst.3sg
tʁa-ji-n
boy-dat-def
‘The man knew the boy.’
(121)
čʰe oɾ lav e čanačʰum moɾə, na amen inčʰ nkatum e, džvaɾ e nɾanicʰ oɾeve ban tʰakʰcʰnel.
čʰe
not
voɾ
that
lav
good
e
aux.3sg
čanačʰ-um
know-cvb.ipfv
moɾ-ə
mother.nom-def
na
3sg.nom
amen
all
inčʰ
what
nkat-um
notice-cvb.ipfv
e
aux.3sg
džvaɾ
difficult
e
aux.3sg
nɾan-icʰ
3sg.obl-abl
voɾeve
some
ban
thing
tʰakʰcʰn-el
hide.caus-inf
‘Doesn't the mother knowswell, she notices everything, it's difficult to keep something secret from her.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# KNOW Coding set Argument type
1 knower NP-nom V.subj A
2 known thing/person NP-nomdat P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R be known, famous xxx y
C
M y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n