bi-(s)

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The verb bi- has the general meaning of 'to be', but is also used in the sense of 'live, reside'.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(28)
Hurken bilekle bisni.
hurken
boy
bilek-le
village-LOC
bi-s-ni
be-AOR-3SG
‘The boy lived in the village.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LIVE Coding set Argument type
1 liver NP-nom V.subj S
2 living place NP-loc L

Alternations

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