hokit'e

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also hit'e, hit'et'e = 'talk' (v.intr.)

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(250)
Hakocąk honįkit'e raagų.
hakocąk
for.a.little.while
ho<nįį>kit'e
<1&2>talk.to
roo<ha>gų
<1E.A>want
‘I wanna talk to you for a little while.’
(261)
Hųųkit'e nįšiire?
ho<hį>kit'e
<1E.U>talk.to
nį-šii-ire
2.U-tell.to.do-SBJ.3PL
‘Did they tell you to talk to me?’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TALK Coding set Argument type
1 talker act.V A
2 talked to person obj:und.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
(254)
‘He talked to his kid / for his kid.’
C
M means also 'discuss' y
(251)
‘I want to discuss something with you.’
(252)
‘The things you said yesterday, I want to talk to you about them.’
(253)
‘Did you talk to the children about pets, and how to keep them?’
C
N y
C
M marginal, better would be ha'e hii 'talk about sth.' y
‘I talked to the children about pets, and how to keep them.’
C
R y
(258)
‘I'm talking to myself.’
(259)
‘The women talked to each other/ themselves.’
C
R one ki- only y
(259)
‘The women talked to each other/ themselves.’
C
R y
(255)
‘I talked to my child.’
(256)
‘When the kids were being naughty, for that reason he talked to them about it.’
(257)
‘They talked to their kids.’
C
N y
C
M sounds a bit odd y
(839)
‘She is talking to him about that money that other person borrowed.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
M y
(262)
‘They made the boys talk to the old man.’
C
R y
(263)
‘I didn't like him, but I made myself to talk to him.’
C
R y
(260)
‘I'm hoping they will let me talk to them.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M no argument marking on hokit'e possible though y
(840)
‘I will make my son talk to you.’
‘I made my son talk to our grandfather.’
C
N y