hišjasu(ra) gip'i(p'i)s

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lit. means 'pinch eye'
Reduplication is used to express iteration of the action.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: NV

Examples

(328)
Hišjasura haip'is.
hišjasu=ra
eye=DEF
ha-gip'is
1E.A-blink
‘I blinked.’
(329)
Jaagu'ų hoišip hišjasu raip'isšąnąk?
jaagu'ų
why
goišip
always
hišjasu
eye
ra-gip'is-ša=nąk
2.A-blink-2.A=POS.NTL
‘Why do you keep blinking?’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BLINK Coding set Argument type
1 blinker act.V X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
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
N y
C
N y
C
R y
‘They put eye drops in my eye and made me blink.’
C
R y
‘When you got dirt into your eyes, did you make yourself blink?’
C
M y
‘They put eye drops in my eye and made me blink.’
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
(894)
‘When I showed the new toy to my son carefully, I made him like it.’
‘When my Kunu got dust into his eyes I made him blink.’
C
N y