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If the body part is the subject, the experiencer can be expressed as a possessor (by a special possessive pronoun; there is no genitive on nouns). The experiencer would apear in the possessive inflection on the subject (body part) even if omitted.
Also denominal verbs in -
m- derived from the body parts: dila-m- ‘have headache’ (cf. dil ‘head’), böde-m- ‘hurt (of a leg)’ (cf. bödel ‘leg’) etc.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(22)
Min dilu ensen.
min
my
dil-u
head-1SG.POSS
en-se-n
ache-AOR-3SG
‘My head hurts. / I have a headache.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FEEL PAIN Coding set Argument type
1 pain locus NP-nom V.subj S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y