sjttsag-u

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also means 'rip'

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(95)
Jarokko sjo:zi sjttsaettjatta.
jarokko
boy.NOM
sjo:zi
shoji_screen.ACC
sjttsae-ttjat-ta
break-PERF-PST
‘The boy ripped a shoji screen.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BREAK Coding set Argument type
1 breaker NP-nom A
2 broken thing NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R sjttsag-ase-ru y
(96)
‘I made the boy rip the shoji screen.’
C
R sjttsage-ru y
(97)
‘The shoji screen ripped.’
C
N N/A y
C
R sjttsag-are-ru y
C
R sjttsag-u godo degi-ru y
(99)
‘That boy can rip a shoji screen.’
U
N n
C
R y
(98)
‘The shoji screen was ripped by the boy.’