pen

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(36)
Ti wentru pefi ti pichi wentru.
ti
ART
wentru
man
pe-fi
see-3O
ti
ART
pichi
little
wentru
man
‘The man saw the boy.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEE Coding set Argument type
1 seeer V.subj A
2 seen entity V.obj P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R i.e. when pen is take to mean 'look' y
(113)
‘Take a look at my wound.’
C
R y
(114)
‘S/he did not see my apples (e.g. the ones I had stolen from him/her).’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
U
N n