honį

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also means 'hunt (for) sth.'

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(419)
Hųųranįraje?
ho<hį-ra>nį-ra=jee
<1E.U-2.A>search-2.A=POS.VERT
‘Are you looking for me?’
(421)
Keewaxgu waamįnąk xatapeja waanį.
keewaxgu_waamįnąk
mushroom
hoxatap-eeja
woods-there
ho<ha>nį
<1E.A>search
‘I'm looking for mushrooms in the woods.’
(937)
Howe hųųnįre!
howe
go.about
ho<hį>nį-re
<1E.U>search-IMP
‘Search for me!’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEARCH FOR Coding set Argument type
1 searcher act.V A
2 searched for thing obj:und.V P
3 search location LOC L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(420)
‘Can you look for my keys for me?’
(936)
‘Look for my shoes!’
(941)
‘He is looking for a new car for his son.’
C
M y
(938)
‘Search for it with a flashlight!’
C
N y
C
N y
C
M only with benefactive meaning y
(939)
‘He went to look for a new car for himself.’
C
R y
(422)
‘The women are looking for each other.’
(940)
‘At the gathering they looked for each other all day, but they never found each other.’
C
R y
(418)
‘I'm looking for my keys.’
(941)
‘He is looking for a new car for his son.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M y
(944)
‘The tool I was looking for, no-one was going to help me and I knew it, so I made myself look for it.’
C
R y
(942)
‘At work they lost cars, and they let me look for them.’
(943)
‘They wanted to buy a new pen, and they made me search for it at the store.’
‘At work they lost cars, and they let me look for them.’
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
N y
C
N y