hiki'o

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(76)
Hįįrakiš'o?
hi<hį-ra>ki<š>'o
<1E.U-2.A><2.A>touch
‘Did you just touch me?’
(78)
Wakąra hiki'o.
waką=ra
snake=DEF
hiki'o
touch
‘He touched the snake.’
(79)
Wakąra reezi (hikarak'ųanąga) hįįki'o.
waką=ra
snake=DEF
reezi
tongue
hi-kara-k-'ųų=anąga
APPL.INST-POSS.RFL-POSS.RFL-do/make=and
hi<hį>ki'o
<1E.U>touch
‘The snake touched me with its tongue.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TOUCH Coding set Argument type
1 toucher act.V A
2 touchee obj:und.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
M only with POSS of U y
(77)
‘Touch my forehead!’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(81)
‘I touched myself (in different places).’
C
R y
(82)
‘We touched each other.’
(83)
‘They touched each other with sticks.’
C
R y
(80)
‘Touch your toes!’
(768)
‘He accidentally touched his fire/stove.’
‘I touched my toes.’
‘He accidentally touched himself with that knife.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(769)
‘The teacher made me touch the snake.’
C
R y
(770)
‘Even though I was afraid I made myself touch the snake.’
C
R y
‘The teacher let me touch the snake.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
‘When you saw elephants did you let your kids touch it?’
C
N y