hikša

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also means 'smile'

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(391)
Nįįkjąkra hikšanąąkšąną.
nįįkjąk=ra
child=DEF
hikša=nąąk=šąną
laugh/smile=POS.NTL.PL=DECL
‘The children are laughing.’
(393)
Hinųkįkra hokikjąp nąąžįanąga hikšajee.
hinųk-nįk=ra
woman-DIM=DEF
hokikjąp
mirror
nąąžį-anąga
stand-and
hikša=jee
laugh/smile=POS.VERT
‘The little girl is standing in front of the mirror smiling.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LAUGH Coding set Argument type
1 laugher act.V X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(394)
‘I'm smiling at my children.’
(453)
‘I smiled at myself in the mirror.’
(903)
‘He is looking in the mirror and laughing at himself.’
C
M y
(392)
‘Why are you smiling at me (implies I'm smiling back)?’
(451)
‘All are smiling at each other.’
(904)
‘They painted their faces, looked at each other and laughed at each other.’
C
N y
C
R y
(452)
‘I smiled at my kid.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(454)
‘It made me smile.’
(901)
‘When they talked of Haaga Mike they made me laugh.’
‘They made my Kunu laugh.’
C
R y
(455)
‘When I looked in the mirror I made myself smile.’
C
M possessive meaning only y
(900)
‘They made my Kunu laugh.’
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
M y
(902)
‘Your Little Heena was mad about something but did you get him to laugh eventually?’
C
N y