os-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(262)
Amakko arenga senaga osjta.
amakko
girl.NOM
are=nga
3sg=POS
senaga
back.ACC
osj-ta
push-PST
‘The girl pushed her/his back.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# PUSH Coding set Argument type
1 pusher NP-nom A
2 pushee NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R os-ase-ru y
(263)
‘I made the girl push her/his back.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R os-are-ru y
(264)
‘She/he had her/his back pushed by the girl.’
C
R os-e-ru y
(265)
‘That girl can push her/his back.’
U
N n
C
R y