ej⁰ (S-O-ej-pl)

Coding frame

Example

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Hiɣdɯlʲ tìɣ oksʲas daʁaj.
hiɣ-dɯlʲ
man-child
tìɣ
snake
oksʲ-as
stick-INSTR
d-a-ʁ-aj
3SG.M.SBJ-3SG.M.OBJ-PST-kill
‘The boy killed the snake with the stick.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# KILL Coding set Argument type
1 killer subj.V A
2 killee obj.V P
3 killing instrument NP-instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
R y
C
M Only allows the partitive incorporate /us/, meaning 'hunt a bit', or 'kill on a hunt', and the derived incorporated verb remains transitive though it loses its verb-internal object marker. y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y