wuus

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(395)
Xuura hį(gi)wuusjį wa'ųnąk.
xuu=ra
skin=DEF
hį-wuus-xjį
1E.U-be.dry-INTS
wa'ų=nąk
do/be=POS.NTL
‘My skin is dry.’
(906)
Nąąpra hįwuusiragįnį.
nąąp=ra
hand=DEF
hį-wuus-ire=gįnį
1E.U-be.dry-SBJ.3PL=already
‘My hands are dry already.’
Nąą'apra wuusirera, xjuuxjukire.
nąą'ap=ra
leaf=DEF
wuus-ire=ra
be.dry-SBJ.3PL=DEF
xjuuxjuk-ire
be.crumbly-SBJ.3PL
‘The dry leaves are crispy/crumbly (=fragile).’
(396)
Mąitajewehira wainįra waiwus.
mąitajewehi=ra
be.windy=DEF
wainį=ra
clothing=DEF
wa-giwus
OBJ.3PL-dry.up
‘The wind dried the clothes.’
(397)
Hinųkįkra nąąjura wakaraiwus.
hinųk-įk=ra
woman-DIM=DEF
nąąju=ra
head.hair=DEF
wa-kara-giwus
OBJ.3PL-POSS.RFL-dry.up
‘The girls dried each others hair.’
(905)
Cąąkeja higišik hakąnąkra higųąnąxjį giwusšąną.
cąąk-eeja
outside-there
higišik
hang
ha-kąnąk=ra
1E.A-place=DEF
higųąną-xjį
right.away-INTS
giwus-šąną
dry.up-DECL
‘I hung it outside on the clothesline and it dried right away (wind or weather dried it).’
Hinųkįkra nąąjura giwus wakaragiire.
hinųk-įk=ra
woman-DIM=DEF
nąąju=ra
head.hair=DEF
giwus
dry.up
wa-karagi-ire
OBJ.3PL-cause.own-SBJ.3PL
‘The girls dried each others hair.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BE DRY Coding set Argument type
1 dry thing sbj:und.V S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
M only with POSS of U meaning y
C
M only with CAUS y
‘Kunu dried Heena’s hands with a paper towel.’
C
M only with CAUS y
(908)
‘We bought a clothes drier, I dried the heavy blanket in there.’
‘They dried his blanket for him in it.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M y
‘At the carwash, that shiny car, when it exited, it (something) made it dry.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
C
R y
(913)
‘I was caught in the rain outside, I went home and got myself dried off.’
C
R y
(907)
‘Kunu dried Heena’s hands with a paper towel.’
C
M wuusre is possible !! wuus = 'dry' vs. wuusre = 'dried', no direct deletion of INST, but compare to giwus vs. wuusre y
(911)
‘The deer hides got so dry they got hardened.’
C
M y
(912)
‘I stretched the hides and finally got them to dry.’
C
N y
C
N y
(909)
‘They dried his blanket for him in it.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(910)
‘I dried my blanket in the drier.’
C
N y