sovel

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corpus frequencies:
4069/0/0 (basic/middle/causative)
(rather as a resultative as in the example, non resultative examples 1090)

Coding frame

Example

(73)
Tʁan sovac eɾ.
tʁa-n
boy-def
sov-ac
starve-ptcp.res
be.pst.3sg
‘The boy was hungry.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BE HUNGRY Coding set Argument type
1 hungry person NP-nom V.subj S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N annotated as a non-derived mediopassive y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y