in-u-

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in-u- ‘load (on sb./sth.)’ is a nonproductive causative from in- ‘carry on one’s back (of a man, reindeer, etc.)’.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(29)
Bej kuŋav turkila inun.
bej
man
kuŋa-v
child-ACC
turki-la
sledge-LOC
in-u-n
load-TR-AOR.3SG
‘The man loaded the child on the sledge.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LOAD Coding set Argument type
1 loader NP-nom V.subj A
2 loaded thing NP-acc P
3 loading place NP-loc L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
M y
C
R y
C
M y
(101)
‘The children put each other on the sledge while playing.’
U
N n
C
R y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y