ət⁷-k⁵-t~a⁰ (S-ət-O-k-t-pl)

Coding frame

Examples

(3)
Hiɣe dətovɨnte dɨ̄lʲ usinčas.
hiɣe
man
d-ət-o-v-ɨn-te
3SG.M.SBJ-on-3SG.M.OBJ-TH-PST-STEM
dɨ̄lʲ
child
usinč-as
blanket-INSTR
‘The man covered the child with the blanket.’
(4)
Hīɣ dɯlʲ usinsʲas dətoɣomne.
hīɣ
man
dɯlʲ
child
usinsʲ-as
blanket-INSTR
d-ət-o-ɣ-o-m-n-e
3SG.M.SBJ-on-3SG.M.OBJ-TH-PST-TH-PST-put.MOM
‘The man covered the child with the blanket.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COVER Coding set Argument type
1 coverer subj.V A
2 covered thing obj.V P
3 cover NP-instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
R y
C
N y
C
N The basic verb is a derivate of causative formation. y
C
R y
C
N y