ktsieppe-ni su-ru

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ktsieppe=ni is analyzed as /ktsi eppe=ni/ 'mouth full=COP.ADV.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: COP N

Example

(175)
Are inomi ozjade ktsieppeni sjta.
are
3sg.NOM
inomi
cup.ACC
ozja=de
tea=INST
ktsieppe-ni
full-ADV
sj-ta
do-PST
‘She/he filled the cup with tea.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FILL Coding set Argument type
1 filler NP-nom A
2 filled container NP-acc P
3 filling material NP-instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R eppe-ni s-ase-ru y
(176)
‘I made her/him fill the cup with tea.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
N y
C
R eppe-ni degi-ru y
(177)
‘Because she/he is a hardworker, she/he can fill the barn with sweet potatoes.’
U
N n
C
N y