howaną(ną)

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reduplication indicates continuity of rolling event

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(131)
Waǧįǧįra xeeja howanąną rahe.
waǧįǧį=ra
ball=DEF
xee-eeja
hill-there
howaną-ną
roll-RDP
rahe
be.going.there
‘The ball is rolling down the hill.’
(133)
Hocįcįįkra xeeja howanąną.
hocįcį-nįk=ra
boy-DIM=DEF
xee-eeja
hill-there
howaną-ną
roll-RDP
‘The little boy rolled down the hill.’
(135)
Waǧįǧį hanįra xeeja howaną(ną).
waǧįǧį
ball
hanį=ra
have.NTL=DEF
xee-eja
hill-there
howaną-ną
roll-RDP
‘My ball rolled down the hill.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# ROLL Coding set Argument type
1 rolling entity act.V X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
M mostly with POSS of U y
(807)
‘He rolled the ball for me.’
C
M y
(809)
‘He rolled the hoop with a small board.’
C
N y
C
R ha- replaces ho- y
(808)
‘He rolled a bottle on top of the table.’
C
M y
(813)
‘I sat in a big tire and rolled myself.’
(815)
‘He sat in the big tire and rolled himself.’
C
M rare context y
(814)
‘They sat in the big tire and took turns rolling each other.’
C
R y
(810)
‘He rolled his tire here/ he came here rolling his tire.’
(812)
‘He rolled his big tire over here.’
C
M y
‘He sat in the big tire and rolled himself.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(132)
‘I rolled the ball down the hill.’
(136)
‘Did you roll my ball down the hill?’
(137)
‘They are rolling the ball on the table.’
C
R y
(134)
‘I made myself roll down the hill.’
C
R y
‘Did you roll my ball down the hill?’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M ha- replaces ho- y
(811)
‘Where he planted something, he accidentally rolled a big tire over it.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
‘When you went to play by the hill, did you let your boys roll (down)?’
C
N y