mabataki-o suru

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The noun mabataki 'a blink' is derived from the verb mabataku 'blink (one's eyes)', which sounds poetic or archaic in contemporary Japanese.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: CV

Example

(50)
Mari-ga mabataki-o si-ta.
Mari-ga
Mari-nom
mabataki-o
blink-acc
si-ta
do-past
‘Mari blinked.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BLINK Coding set Argument type
1 blinker NP-nom S

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