kang-u nioe

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I have never seen the kang-u examples without nioe. I have never seen the example with the smelled entity standing in the object position.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: NV

Example

(15)
Negome nezuminga nioe ka{e/n}-da.
nego-me
cat-DIM.NOM
nezumi=nga
mouse=POS
nioe
smell.ACC
ka{e/n}-da
smell-PST
‘The cat caught the mouse's scent.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SMELL Coding set Argument type
1 smeller NP-nom S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R kang-ase-ru y
(16)
‘I made the cat smell the mouse.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R kang-are-ru y
(17)
‘The mouse was smelled by the cat.’
C
R kang-e-ru y
(18)
‘This cat has a good nose.’
U
N n
C
M y