čelgel-

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There is a variety of 'break' verbs depending on the kind of object destructed. čelgel- is used in particular with breaking limbs, etc.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

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Hurken ŋalu moč čelgelren.
hurken
boy
ŋal-u
arm-ACC.1SG.POSS
mo-č
stick-INSTR
čelgel-re-n
break-AOR-3SG
‘The boy broke my arm with the stick.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BREAK Coding set Argument type
1 breaker NP-nom V.subj A
2 broken thing NP-acc P
3 breaking instrument NP-instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
M y
C
R in the possessive-adversative construction y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y