tuuc hii

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consists of v.inact. + v.caus.
lit. means 'cause sth. to be cooked'
tuuc also means 'be ripe'

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Example

(111)
Toora tuuc wahaa.
too=ra
potato=DEF
tuuc
be.cooked
wa-haa
OBJ.3PL-make/CAUS\1E.A
‘I cooked the potatoes.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COOK Coding set Argument type
1 cooker act.V A
2 cooked food obj:und.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
R y
(791)
‘I cooked coffee with a can, using a can.’
(793)
‘You can cook them in this kettle.’
C
M kind of okay, but hi- sounds better y
(794)
‘You can cook them in the kettle.’
C
M rare y
(790)
‘There when the day is hot, you can cook eggs on the rocks.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M already part of lexeme BUT it can also be added a second time if the context arises y
‘They made me cook the potatoes.’
C
M can have benefactive meaning, kįį replaces hii or can be added y
(114)
‘I cooked potatoes for myself.’
(115)
‘They cooked potatoes for each other/themselves.’
(116)
‘Let's cook some potatoes for each other.’
(795)
‘These other tribes they said, they cooked each other.’
C
R either replaces hii OR can be added to increase valency y
(113)
‘They cooked potatoes for me.’
(792)
‘They made me cook the potatoes.’
‘They let me cook the potatoes.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M karagi usually replaces hii, but can also be added if context arises y
(112)
‘I cooked my potatoes.’
C
N y