mine-

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mine- ‘cut’, čiki- ‘cut, chop’.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(15)
Hurken kilebu hirkan’ minen.
hurken
boy
kileb-u
bread-ACC
hirka-n’
knife-INSTR
mine-n
cut-AOR.3SG
‘The boy cut the bread with the knife.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CUT Coding set Argument type
1 cutter NP-nom V.subj A
2 cut thing NP-acc P
3 cutting instrument NP-instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(60)
‘The meat doesn’t cut (easily).’
C
R y
C
R y
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y