gicop

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more commonly means 'chop', it's difficult to find a word that just means 'grind'.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(301)
Suura hireanąga wicąwąsra hanąąc waraicop?
suu=ra
seed=DEF
hireanąga
along.with
wicąwąs=ra
corn=DEF
hanąąc
all
wa-ra-gicop
OBJ.3PL-2.A-grind
‘Have you ground up all the seeds and the corn?’
(306)
Suura waicop hįšii.
suu=ra
seed=DEF
wa-gicop
OBJ.3PL-grind
hį-šii
1E.U-tell.to.do
‘She told me to grind up the seeds.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GRIND Coding set Argument type
1 grinder act.V A
2 ground thing obj:und.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(302)
‘Can you grind these seeds for me?’
C
N only as noun, maybe mąąhį paras higicop = 'chop with a wide knife' y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M only with benefactive meaning y
‘Did you chop up the onions for yourself?’
C
M only with autobenefactive meaning y
‘They chopped up the onions for each other.’
C
R y
(303)
‘I ground my own seeds.’
(304)
‘They ground up their acorns?’
(307)
‘I ground them for myself.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(846)
‘They made me chop the onions.’
C
R y
(847)
‘I made myself chop all the onions.’
C
R y
(305)
‘Grandma let me grind the seeds.’
‘They let me chop the onions.’
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
R y
‘Did you have your kids chop the onions?’
C
M y
‘When you chop up the onions, make them really chopped up/really fine.’