mąąnų

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(64)
Kšeera wamąąšųnų?
kšee=ra
apple=DEF
wa-mąą<šų>nų
OBJ.3PL-<2.A>steal
‘Did you steal the apples?’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# STEAL Coding set Argument type
1 stealer act.V A
2 stolen thing obj:und.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(65)
‘Did you steal all the apples from me / Did you steal all the apples for me?’
(66)
‘Did you steal something for me?’
C
N y
C
N woomąnų means 'cheating' y
C
N y
C
M kii- has either a reflexive benefactive meaning or it means 'to steal oneself away from somewhere' y
(67)
‘I stole away and I'm here.’
‘You stole away and got here?’
‘He stole a pineapple for himself; they caught him.’
C
M jokingly this can be said y
(764)
‘They helped each other steal away, they went to town.’
C
M y
(763)
‘He stole back the ball that was stolen from him.’
C
M y
(765)
‘He stole a pineapple for himself. they caught him.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
‘They put a new car there and they made me steal it.’
C
R y
(767)
‘Because I was really hungry I brought myself to stealing an apple in town.’
C
R y
(766)
‘They put a new car there and they let me steal it.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
‘Did you let your boys steal apples from the other side of the fence?’
C
N y