nimrun-

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The reflexive marker replaces the regular accusative if a direct object is possessed by the subject (which is obligatorily so in case of body part objects).

Coding frame

Example

(77)
Kuŋa (iasal-i) nimrun-ni.
kuŋa
child
iasa-l-i
eye-PL-REFL.POSS.SG
nimrun-ni
blink-AOR.3SG
‘The child blinked.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BLINK Coding set Argument type
1 blinker NP-nom V.subj A
2 eye NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
U
N n
C
M y
U
R n
C
M y
(102)
‘The child keeps his eyes shut.’
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y