mįįnak

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(284)
Mąija mįanąknąkšąną.
mąą-eeja
earth-there
mįį<ha>nąk=nąk=šąną
<1E.A>sit=POS.NTL=DECL
‘I'm sitting on the floor.’
(292)
Eeja hįmįįnąkikje.
eeja
there
hį-mįįnąk-i-kje
1I.A-sit-0-FUT
‘Let us sit there.’
Hikiware wooruceja nįįkjąįkra waamįnąk hąąkšieja mįįnąk karakąnąknąąkšąną.
hikiware_wooruc-eeja
roadside.diner-there
nįįkjąk-įk=ra
child-DIM=DEF
waamįnąk
chair
hąąkši-eeja
be.high-there
mįįnąk
sit
kara-kąnąk=nąąk-šąną
POSS.RFL-place=POS.NTL.PL-DECL
‘In the restaurant they placed their kids in a highchair.’

Verb meanings , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SIT SIT DOWN Coding set Argument type
1 sitter sitdowner act.V X
2 sitting place sitting-down place LOC L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N only with ha- or ho- y
C
N y
C
R y
(287)
‘I'm sitting in the plane.’
(813)
‘I sat in a big tire and rolled myself.’
C
R y
(285)
‘I'm sitting on the chair.’
(286)
‘Why are you sitting on the table?’
C
N y
C
N ?aakiake kiimįnąkire? (almost, ki- not necessary) y
C
N only with ho- or ha- y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M only with reciprocal meaning y
(843)
‘The children were playing horse and they rode on each other.’
C
N y
C
N y
(295)
‘They told me to me sit.’
‘They made me sit.’
C
R y
(293)
‘They let each other sit down/ they told each other to sit down / they told him to sit himself down.’
(845)
‘Did you make yourself sit on the chair that was wet?’
C
R y
(294)
‘They didn't let me sit down.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(288)
‘You're sitting on my foot!’
C
R y
(291)
‘Someone is sitting in my boat.’
‘Someone is sitting in my boat.’
C
R y
(289)
‘I'm sitting on my hands.’
C
R y
(290)
‘I'm sitting in my boat.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M y
(844)
‘He made his dog sit on the ice.’
C
N y