sjaber-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(74)
Ano jaro ano amakkonge nanimo sjabeNnagatta.
ano
that
jaro
man.NOM
ano
that
amakko=nge
girl=DAT
nanimo
anything.ACC
sjaben-nagat-ta
say.IRR-NEG-PST
‘That boy did not say anything to that girl.’
(314)
Ore amakkonge sonna godo sjtsja oenenatte itta.
ore
1sg.NOM
amakko=nge
girl=DAT
sonna
such
godo
thing.ACC
sj-tsja
do-COND
oene=na=tte
no.good=F=CIT
it-ta
say-PST
‘I said to the girl "It's not good to do such a thing.".’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SAY Coding set Argument type
1 sayer NP-nom S
2 saying addressee NP-dat L
3 said content UTT X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R sjaber-ase-ru y
(75)
‘She/he made that boy say it to that girl.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R iw-are-ru y
(76)
‘That girl was not told anything by that boy.’
C
R sjaber-e-ru y
(77)
‘She/he could not say anything.’
U
N n
C
R y