gišiš

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(657)
Nąąksik eegi waažura, nee waraišiš?
nąąksik
stick
eegi
here
wa<ha>žu=ra
<1E.A>put.away=DEF
nee
2EMPH
wa-ra-gišiš
OBJ.3PL-2.A-break
‘I put some sticks here, did you break them?’
(671)
Huura hįraišišgųnį yaare.
huu=ra
leg=DEF
hį-ra-gišiš-gųnį
1E.U-2.A-break-DUB
hi<ha>re
<1E.A>think
‘I think you broke my leg.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BREAK Coding set Argument type
1 breaker act.V A
2 broken thing obj:und.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(658)
‘Can you break my sticks for me?’
‘Did you accidentally break your Kunu's toy?’
‘I think you broke my leg.’
C
R y
(659)
‘Snap those branches with the double sided ax!’
C
R y
(664)
‘Break the wood into the box!’
C
N y
C
R y
(666)
‘I broke my leg.’
C
R y
(667)
‘When they played football they broke each other's legs.’
C
R y
(661)
‘Did you break all your twigs?’
‘Did you accidentally break your Kunu's toy?’
‘Did you break your toys?’
C
N y
C
R y
(660)
‘Cut the log with the ax for me!’
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
‘They made me break the big log.’
C
R y
(673)
‘I broke my finger (my fault).’
C
R y
(672)
‘They let me break the big log.’
C
R y
(668)
‘All the sticks are broken.’
C
R y
(669)
‘I caused the sticks to break because I didn't soak them.’
C
N y
C
R y
(663)
‘Break that wood into the box for me!’
C
N y
C
R y
(665)
‘Break your wood into that box!’
C
R y
(662)
‘Did you cut all your wood with the ax?’
C
R y
(670)
‘He broke the sticks for himself with an ax.’
C
N y
C
R y
‘Did you allow your toys to get broke?’
C
R y
‘That log is weak and likely to break.’