tetudau

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In many cases, tetudau 'assist, give a helping hand' may be substituted for by the verb tasukeru 'support, aid, help'. The latter verb has another meaning of 'save someone's life'.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(21)
Watasi-ga kodomo-o tetudat-ta.
watasi-ga
1.sg-nom
kodomo-o
child-acc
tetudat-ta
help-past
‘I helped the child.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HELP Coding set Argument type
1 helper NP-nom A
2 helpee NP-acc P

Alternations