pin

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Typically, the quote precedes pin and follows feypin.; some speakers use pin in both positions.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(27)
Chemnorume pilafi ti wentru tati pichi domo.
chemnorume
nothing
pi-la-fi
say-NEG-3O
ti
ART
wentru
man
tati
ART
pichi
little
domo
woman
‘The man said nothing to the girl.’
(31)
Ti wentru kiñe ngütram pifi ti pichi domo.
ti
ART
wentru
man
kiñe
one
ngütram
story
pi-fi
say-3O
ti
ART
pichi
little
domo
woman
‘The man told a story to the girl.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SAY Coding set Argument type
1 sayer V.subj A
2 saying addressee V.obj P
3 said content Ø X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(111)
‘Tell that to the gentleman on my behalf.’
C
R y
(112)
‘S/he was given a death sentence.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N piwü-n is not the reflexive of this verb but is based on a different root altogether and means 'dry (itr.)'. y
U
N n