t'ee

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

Wijukra t'ee.
wijuk=ra
cat=DEF
t'ee
die
‘The cat died.’
(775)
Wijuk ee hanįra howažaxjįra t'ee karagi hii.
wijuk
cat
ee
3EMPH
hanį=ra
have.NTL=DEF
howaža-xjį=ra
be.sick-INTS=DEF
t'ee
die
karagi
cause.own
hii
make/CAUS
‘His cat was real sick and he made him kill it.’
(776)
Waagaxhaja hocieja hošgac hanįhairera, eeja t'ee kįį hiire.
waagaxhaja
school
hoci-eja
house-there
hošgac
abuse
ha-nįhe-ire=ra
COLL-be/PROG-SBJ.3PL=DEF
eeja
there
t'ee
die
kįį
make.self
hii-ire
make/CAUS-SBJ.3PL
‘They bullied him in school and they made him commit suicide.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DIE Coding set Argument type
1 dieer sbj:und.V S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
M only with POSS of U y
(456)
‘When my dog died I cried.’
(628)
‘My cat died.’
C
R y
(722)
‘He died from a bad illness.’
(724)
‘My son died of the disease.’
C
N hot'e means 'death' y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(723)
‘They said his horse died of that disease.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(84)
‘I'm going to kill you.’
(87)
‘They killed the rabbit on the table.’
(88)
‘They killed this deer with a gun.’
(629)
‘They killed the raccoon, they ran over it.’
C
R y
(91)
‘I'm going to kill myself.’
(630)
‘The squirrel tried to cross the road and killed himself.’
(725)
‘They killed each other.’
(773)
‘The battle on the island a lot of them killed each other.’
C
R also with U=BEN meaning, see ex. 86 y
(85)
‘He was baby-sitting a cat and he caused it to die.’
(86)
‘They killed a deer for me.’
(726)
‘He let the horse die.’
(771)
‘Can you kill my cat?’
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
R y
(90)
‘I killed my own dog.’
‘My cat was really sick, so I killed it.’
C
N y