dag-u/dakko su-ru

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(5)
Ka:tjan agambogodo daededa.
ka:tjan
mother.NOM
agambo=godo
baby=ACC
dae-de-da
hold-GER.be-PST
‘Mother hugged the baby.’
(272)
Ka:tjan agambogodo dakko sjteda.
ka:tjan
mother.NOM
agambo=godo
baby=ACC
dakko_sj-te-da
hold-GER.be-PST
‘Mother hugged the baby.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HUG Coding set Argument type
1 hugger NP-nom A
2 huggee NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R dag-ase-ru y
(6)
‘I made my wife hug the baby.’
C
R dagasar-u y
(7)
‘The baby was hugged in her/his mother's arm.’
(274)
‘The baby was hugged in her/his mother's arm.’
C
N N/A y
C
R dakko s-are-ru y
C
R dag-e-ru y
(9)
‘Now the mother can hug the baby.’
U
N n
C
R y
(8)
‘The baby was hugged by her/his mother.’
(276)
‘The baby was hugged by her/his mother.’