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corpus frequencies:
217783/2904/0 (basic/middle/causative)

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(42)
Maɾdə tesav tʁajin.
maɾd-ə
man-def
tesa-v
see.aor-aor.3sg
tʁa-ji-n
boy-dat-def
‘The man saw the boy.’
(165)
Jes cʰamakʰ em tesnum.
jes
I.nom
cʰamakʰ
land
em
aux.1sg
tesn-um
see-cvb.ipfv
‘I see the land.’
(163)
Mi angam tesa, voɾ mekə pʰajtov cecum e očʰχaɾin.
mi
one
angam
time
tes-a
see-aor.1sg
voɾ
that
mek-ə
one-def
pʰajt-ov
stick-instr
cec-um
beat-cvb.ipfv
e
aux.3sg
vočʰχaɾ-i-n
sheep-dat-def
‘One day she saw someone beating a ram with a stick.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEE Coding set Argument type
1 seeer NP-nom V.subj A
2 seen entity NP-nomdat P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(166)
‘The other day a woman came and asked me to meet (to see each other).’
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n