a⁰ (S-O-a-pl )

Coding frame

Examples

(1)
Qimdɯlʲ naˀnʲ dabil.
qim-dɯlʲ
woman-child
naˀnʲ
bread
da-b-il-a
3SG.F.SBJ-3INAN.OBJ-PST-eat
‘The girl ate the bread.’
(2)
Dɨ̄lʲ debile naˀnʲ.
dɨ̄lʲ
child
de-b-il-e
3SG.F.SBJ-3INAN.OBJ-PST-eat
naˀnʲ
bread
‘The child ate the bread.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# EAT Coding set Argument type
1 eater subj.V A
2 eaten food obj.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(88)
‘The person is eating grouse meat.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y