cicaʁel

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corpus frequencies:
26141/0/250 (basic/middle/causative)
at someone - vra

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(97)
Aʁǯnakə cicaʁecʰ.
aʁǯnak-ə
little.girl-def
cicaʁ-ecʰ
laugh-aor.3sg
‘The little girl laughed.’
(150)
Išχanneɾə cicaʁecʰin.
išχan-neɾ-ə
prince-pl-def
cicaʁ-ecʰ-in
laugh-aor-3pl
‘The princes started to laugh.’
(153)
Cnoʁneɾis vɾa mi cicaʁiɾ!
cnoʁ-neɾ-i-s
parent-pl-gen-1sg.poss
vɾa
on
mi
proh
cicaʁ-iɾ
laugh-imp
‘Don’t laugh at my parents!’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LAUGH Coding set Argument type
1 laugher NP-nom V.subj S
2 laughed-about thing NP+vra X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(151)
‘I do (try to) make them laugh, only no one is laughing.’
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n