buttadag-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(100)
Jarokko bo:de hebigodo buttadaeda.
jarokko
boy.NOM
bo:=de
stick=INST
hebi=godo
snake=ACC
buttadae-da
hit-PST
‘The boy hit a snake with a stick.’

Verb meanings , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BEAT HIT Coding set Argument type
1 beater hitter NP-nom A
2 beatee hittee NP-acc P
3 beating instrument hitting instrument NP-instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R buttadag-ase-ru y
(101)
‘I made the boy hit a snake with a stick.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R buttadag-are-ru y
C
R buttadag-e-ru y
(103)
‘That boy can hit a snake.’
U
N n
C
R y
(102)
‘The snake was hit by the boy.’