nįįžu

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(459)
Haramįhe hįjihuwireeja, nįįžu nįhe.
haramehi
week
hį-jiihu-wi-re-eeja
1E.U-come.through-PL-ANT-there
nįįžu
rain
nįhe
be/PROG
‘It was raining last week.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# RAIN Coding set Argument type

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(462)
‘It rained in my eye.’
(959)
‘The bird bath I put outside, only when it rains it is full.’
C
R y
(460)
‘I stepped out and it rained on me.’
(461)
‘When you stepped outside did it rain on you?’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(463)
‘If you kill a spider you're going to make it rain.’
(961)
‘Other tribal people they danced and they said they made it rain.’
C
N y
C
M y
‘Other tribal people they danced and they said they made it rain.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M rare, difficult to find a context y
(960)
‘I rained into my eye.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y