hor-u (1)

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dative argument is optional

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(256)
Ore uena hadagesa medo hotta.
ore
1sg.NOM
ue=na
above=ADNLOC
hadage=sa
field=DAT
medo
hole.ACC
hot-ta
dig-PST
‘I dug a hole in the field above.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DIG Coding set Argument type
1 digger NP-nom A
2 digging place NP-dat L
3 dug hole/ground NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R hor-ase-ru y
(257)
‘I made her/him dig a hole in the field above.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
N y
C
R hor-e-ru y
(258)
‘She/he can dig a hole soon.’
U
N n
C
N y