horak

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to tell sth.
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raak

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(228)
Woorak yaaperesra hanąąc wootakšąną.
woorak
story
hi<ha>peres=ra
<1E.A>know=DEF
hanąąc
all
wa-hotak=šąną
OBJ.3PL-tell\1E.A=DECL
‘I told all the stories I know.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TELL Coding set Argument type
1 teller act.V A
2 told content obj:und.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(229)
‘Can you tell me all the stories you know?’
(232)
‘He will tell us their stories.’
(833)
‘When he told me a story he used a big picture.’
C
M only if you incorporate sth. into the story y
(832)
‘When he told a story he used a big picture.’
C
N y
C
N already part of the verb stem y
C
N y
(233)
‘I'm using a recorder and told myself something.’
C
R benefactive meaning only y
(234)
‘Let's tell each other stories.’
C
R y
(231)
‘They told their stories.’
‘The teacher told them to tell their stories.’
C
R means 'brag, show off' y
(235)
‘What he's saying right now, he's bragging.’
C
M y
(833)
‘When he told me a story he used a big picture.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(237)
‘The teacher made them tell their stories.’
C
M sounds a bit odd y
(831)
‘The secret I was holding, I decided to tell it, I made myself tell it.’
C
R y
(236)
‘They chose me and let me tell something.’
‘They chose me and let me tell all my stories.’
‘The teacher let them tell their stories.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M y
(834)
‘When he told his story he used a big picture.’
C
M 'tell sth. on oneself with sth.' y
(835)
‘He had a bat in his hand telling his story (that bat was used in the story).’
C
N y
C
R y
(836)
‘Heena was naughty and I had him tell it.’
C
N y