káti

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Káti 'break' is used for long and rigid objects. With 'one's eyes' in object function, káti means 'blink'.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(84)
Kewó boyíta yíroo sánto, a káŋo kátíta.
kew-ó
man-DEF
boyí-ta
fall-PF.POS
yír-oo
tree-DEF
sánto
on_top
a
3SG
káŋ-o
neck-DEF
kátí-ta
break-PF.POS
‘The man fell from the tree and broke his neck.’
(85)
Kambaanóo ye dokôo káti.
kambaan-óo
boy-DEF
ye
PF.POS
dok-ôo
stick-DEF
káti
break
‘The boy broke the stick.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BREAK Coding set Argument type
1 breaker Ø A
2 broken thing Ø P

Alternations