vaχenal

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corpus frequencies:
30420/0/2953 (basic/middle/causative)

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(45)
Tʁan vaχenum eɾ maɾducʰ.
tʁa-n
boy-def
vaχen-um
be.afraid-cvb.ipfv
aux.pst.3sg
maɾdu-cʰ
man-abl
‘The boy feared the man.’
(155)
Mi vaχecʰiɾ tʰšnamineɾicʰ, ənkeɾneɾicʰ vaχecʰiɾ.
mi
proh
vaχecʰ-iɾ
be.afraid-imp
tʰšnami-neɾ-icʰ
enemy-pl-abl
ənkeɾ-neɾ-icʰ
friend-pl-abl
vaχecʰ-iɾ
be.afraid-imp
‘Do not be afraid of the enemies, be afraid of your friends.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FEAR Coding set Argument type
1 fearer NP-nom V.subj S
2 fear stimulus NP-abl X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(44)
‘The man frightened the boy.’
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n