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Generic tense or habitual interpretation of ryoo-o siteiru 'be hunting' may denote the subject's occupation on a par with English 'He hunts'.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: COP N

Example

(74)
Ano-hito-ga ryoosi-da.
ano-hito-ga
that-man-nom
ryoosi-da
hunter-cop
‘That man is a hunter.’

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# BE A HUNTER Coding set Argument type

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