tunag-u

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The word order of the ACC and the DAT arguments is not fixed. Both ACC-DAT and DAT-ACC orders are acceptable.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(198)
Sono otokoga umao kini tunaida.
sono
that
otoko=ga
man=NOM
uma=o
horse=ACC
ki=ni
tree=DAT
tunai-da
tie-PST
‘That man tied the horse to the tree.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TIE Coding set Argument type
1 tier NP-nom A
2 tied thing NP-dat L
3 tying goal NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R tunag-asar-u y
(199)
‘The horse got tied to the tree.’
C
R tunag-ase-ru y
(200)
‘Someone made that man tie the horse to the tree.’
C
N N/A y
C
R tunag-are-ru y
(202)
‘The horse was tied to the tree by that man.’
C
R tunag-e-ru y
(203)
‘That man can tie the horse to the tree.’
C
N y
C
R y
(204)
‘The horse is easy to tie to the tree.’
C
R tunagar-u y
(201)
‘The horse is tied to the tree.’