kir-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(132)
Sono syo:nenga naihude pano kitta.
sono
that
syo:nen=ga
boy=NOM
naihu=de
knife=INST
pan=o
bread=ACC
kit-ta
cut-PST
‘That boy cut the bread with a knife.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CUT Coding set Argument type
1 cutter NP-nom A
2 cut thing NP-acc P
3 cutting instrument NP-instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R kir-asar-u y
(133)
‘The bread got cut with the knife.’
C
R kir-ase-ru y
(134)
‘Someone made that boy cut the bread.’
C
R kire-ru y
(135)
‘The bread was cut.’
C
N N/A y
C
N y
C
R kir-e-ru y
(136)
‘That boy can cut the bread.’
C
N y
C
R y
(137)
‘The bread cuts easily.’