kir-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(117)
Jarokko ho:tsjode de:ko kitta.
jarokko
boy.NOM
ho:tsjo=de
knife=INST
de:ko
radish.ACC
kit-ta
cut-PST
‘The boy cut a radish with a knife.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CUT Coding set Argument type
1 cutter NP-nom A
2 cut thing NP-acc P
3 cutting instrument NP-instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R kir-ase-ru y
(118)
‘I made the boy cut a radish.’
C
R kire-ru y
C
N N/A y
C
R kir-are-ru y
C
R kir-e-ru y
(120)
‘My son can cut a radish.’
U
N n
C
R y
(119)
‘The tree was cut by my son.’