nąąwą

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(529)
Jaagu'ų nąąrawąšąnąk?
jaagu'ų
why
nąąwą
song
te'e
this
nąą<ra>wą-ša=nąk
<2.A>sing(OBJ.3SG)-2.A=POS.NTL
‘Why are you singing this song ?’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SING Coding set Argument type
1 singer act.V A
2 song obj:und.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(530)
‘Will you sing for me?’
(531)
‘They are singing my song.’
C
M y
(535)
‘He used the PA system to sing, because it had to be loud.’
C
N honąwą te'e mean 'this song' y
C
M y
(532)
‘The women are the background singers.’
(533)
‘They are singing about Red Cloud.’
C
M y
C
M only with reciprocal benefactive meaning y
(543)
‘Last night before the girls went to sleep they sang for each other.’
C
R y
(537)
‘I created a new song, and I'm singing it.’
C
N y
C
M y
(540)
‘She sang her child a new song, she sang to him using that new song.’
C
M y
(539)
‘The woman is singing what she's hearing on the loudspeaker/ she's singing along with the loudspeakers.’
C
R y
(536)
‘They were practicing a new song, so they first sang to each other, with each other.’
C
R y
(544)
‘At the gathering, did they make you sing?’
C
R y
(545)
‘I was difficult for me, but I made myself sing.’
C
R y
‘They let me sing at the gathering.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
C
M y
(994)
‘S/he sang to her child and finally made him sleep.’
C
M y
(538)
‘She's backing up her own relatives / singing about them.’
C
N y
C
M y
(541)
‘Using the new drum he made, he sang.’
C
M y
(542)
‘Using the microphone she sang along with them.’
(993)
‘He's helping him sing with that microphone.’
C
N y
C
R y
(995)
‘I made my son sing.’
C
N y