gijire

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(380)
Nįgijiteną?
nįį-gijite-ną
1&2-help\1E.A-POT
‘Can I help you?’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HELP Coding set Argument type
1 helper act.V A
2 helpee obj:und.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
M y
(381)
‘Did they help his son pitch the tent?’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(383)
‘I used the computer and by doing that I helped myself.’
C
R y
(384)
‘They helped each other cut wood.’
C
R y
(382)
‘The kids were chopping wood and I helped them (my kids).’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(385)
‘They made me help them chop wood.’
C
R y
(386)
‘I made myself help him chop wood.’
C
R y
‘They let me help them chop wood.’
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
(899)
‘They went to cut wood, I made my Kunu help them.’
C
N y