howaža

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both actor and undergoer inflections are possible

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(398)
Hųųwaža hanįhe / Hopaža hanįhe.
ho<hį>waža
<1E.U>be.sick
ha-nįhe
1E.A-be/PROG
/
/
hopaža
be.sick\1E.A
ha-nįhe
1E.A-be/PROG
‘I've been sick for a while.’
(399)
Hinįk haara howaža.
hinįk
son
haa=ra
have.kin\1E.A=DEF
howaža
be.sick
‘My son is sick.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BE ILL Coding set Argument type
1 sick person act.V X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
M only with POSS of U meaning y
(400)
‘Her kid is sick, so she couldn't come.’
C
R y
(401)
‘She had a cold and was sick from it.’
(914)
‘I drank sour milk and I got sick from it.’
‘I drank sour milk and I got sick from it.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M y
(915)
‘My Kunu drank sour milk and he got sick from it.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(403)
‘They made me sick.’
(918)
‘When the kids kept coughing, and they also made me sick.’
C
R y
(402)
‘I ate too much and made myself sick.’
(919)
‘I didn't sleep for a long time and I made myself sick.’
C
R possessive meaning only y
(917)
‘They were looking after my Kunu last night and they made my Kunu sick.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M y
(916)
‘He cooked himself some rotten meat, he ate it, that's what caused his being sick.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(920)
‘I caused my Kunu to get sick, when I let him play outside without a cap on.’
C
N y