kig-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(315)
Ore dege: odo ki:da.
ore
1sg.NOM
dege:
big.NPST
odo
sound.ACC
ki:-da
hear-PST
‘I heard a big sound.’
(316)
Ore tonarinteni naesjobanasji kigarettsjtta.
ore
1sg.NOM
tonarinte=ni
neighbor=LOC
naesjobanasji
secret.story.ACC
kig-are-ttsjt-ta
hear-PASS-PERF-PST
‘I was affected by my neighbor's hearing of my secret story.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HEAR Coding set Argument type
1 hearer NP-nom A
2 heard sound NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
y
(317)
‘I made the child listen to the story.’
C
M y
(281)
‘I can hear that sound.’
C
y
C
y
C
y
U
N n
C
y