Example 884 of Hoocąk

Example Verb meaning Example of...
(884)
Hiira wiiruwįšxete higiruus wa'ųire.
hii=ra
tooth=DEF
wiiruwįš-xete
pliers-be.big
hi-gi-ruus
APPL.INST-APPL.BEN-take
wa'ų-ire
do/be-SBJ.3PL
‘They took his tooth out with the big pliers.’
TAKE an Alternation:
Instrumental & benefactive (+ hi + gi)