({ot/but})tamangeragas-u

Coding frame

Examples

(302)
Hono odogo jarokkogodo tamangeragasjta.
hono
that
odogo
man.NOM
jarokko=godo
boy=ACC
tamangeragasj-ta
surprise-PST
‘That man surprised the boy.’
(303)
Jarokko ({ot/but})tamangeda.
jarokko
boy.NOM
({ot/but})tamange-da
be.surprised-PST
‘The boy was surprised.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FRIGHTEN Coding set Argument type
1 frightener NP-nom A
2 frightenee NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
M y
(305)
‘I made that man surprise the boy.’
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
(306)
‘I can surprise her/him.’
U
N n
C
y
(304)
‘The boy was surprised by that man.’