obɯlda toqojiŋ

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= 'was dry' (linking verb + predicate adjective)
toʁojiŋ-(pred. agr.) qolin-(pred. agr.)
this is really an adjective, used predicatively one has to put an agreement marker on it.

Coding frame

Example

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Baˀŋ tɔʁɔjiŋam.
baˀŋ
ground
tɔʁɔjiŋ-am
dry-3INAN.SBJ.PRED.AGR
‘The ground is dry.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BE DRY Coding set Argument type
1 dry thing Ø X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
M y
C
M y
C
N y
C
R y
C
R sth. is dried y
C
N y