k⁵-a⁰ (S-k-O-a-pl)

Coding frame

Examples

(32)
Hiɣdɯlʲ naˀnʲ donasʲ tkomna.
hiɣ-dɯlʲ
man-child
naˀnʲ
bread
don-asʲ
knife-INSTR
t-k-o-m-n-a
3SG.M.SBJ-TH-PST-3INAN.OBJ-PST-cut
‘The boy cut the bread with the knife.’
(64)
Hīɣ dakūˑl tkava.
hīɣ
man
da-kūˑl
3SG.M.POSS-beard
t-k-a-v-a
3SBJ-off-PRES-3INAN.OBJ-shave
‘The man shaves his beard.’

Verb meanings , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CUT SHAVE (a body part/person) Coding set Argument type
1 cutter shaver (of body part) subj.V A
2 cut thing shaved body part obj.V P
3 cutting instrument shaving instrument NP-instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
M y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
C
N y