k'ee

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(315)
Mąąra hak'e.
mąą=ra
earth=DEF
ha-k'ee
1E.A-dig
‘I'm digging the ground.’
(316)
Hopoxjaane nee rak'e?
hopox=jaane
hole=POS.VERT:PROX
nee
2EMPH
ra-k'ee
2.A-dig
‘Have you been digging this hole?’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DIG Coding set Argument type
1 digger act.V A
2 dug hole/ground obj:und.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(318)
‘Can you dig a big hole for me?’
(862)
‘Can you dig a big hole for me?’
(871)
‘Can you dig a hole in the cave for me?’
C
R kind of old fashioned y
(319)
‘I used a shovel and dug this hole.’
‘I used a shovel and dug this hole.’
C
M y
(870)
‘He dug a hole in the ditch by the road.’
C
R y
(863)
‘That hill over there, dig a hole on it.’
C
M only with benefactive meaning y
(866)
‘Did you dig this hole for yourself?’
‘Did you dig the hole for yourself?’
C
M only with autobenefactive meaning y
(869)
‘They dug holes for each other.’
C
R y
(317)
‘I dug my own hole.’
C
R y
(868)
‘Did you dig the hole for yourself?’
C
M y
(874)
‘He dug a hole for him with a stick.’
‘Can you dig a hole with a stick for me?’
C
M with autobenefactive meaning only (e.g. for himself) y
(867)
‘I dug a hole for myself on that hill.’
C
M y
‘I dug a hole for myself in that cave.’
C
R y
‘They had me dig a hole.’
C
M y
(878)
‘I made myself dig that hole.’
C
R y
(877)
‘They let me dig a hole.’
(879)
‘I let him dig his own hole.’
‘They let me dig the holes.’
‘They let me dig the holes.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
M y
(864)
‘That hill over there, can you dig a hole on it for me?’
‘That hill over there, I will dig a hole for you on there.’
C
M y
(872)
‘They dug a hole for me in the cave.’
C
M y
(865)
‘I will dig my hole on top of that hill.’
C
M y
(873)
‘I dug a hole for myself in that cave.’
C
M y
(875)
‘I made this ditch using a stick.’
C
N yaakarak'e 'I find sth for myself' y
(876)
‘He dug the hole himself with the shovel.’
C
N y
C
M y
(879)
‘I let him dig his own hole.’
(880)
‘I made my son dig the hole for himself.’
C
N y