hig-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(247)
Are esusude soba hi:da.
are
3sg.NOM
esusu=de
millstone=INST
soba
buckwheat.ACC
hi:-da
grind-PST
‘She/he ground buckwheat with a millstone.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GRIND Coding set Argument type
1 grinder NP-nom A
2 ground thing NP-acc P
3 grinding instrument NP-instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R hig-ase-ru y
(248)
‘I made her/him grind buckwheat with a millstone.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
N y
C
R hig-e-ru y
(249)
‘She/he can grind buckwheat with a millstone.’
U
N n
C
N y