watron

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Watron is ambitransitive/labile, like English break.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(25)
Ti pichi wentru watrofi ti malal kiñe fütra kura yengu.
ti
ART
pichi
little
wentru
man
watro-fi
break-3O
ti
ART
malal
pen
kiñe
one
fütra
big
kura
stone
yengu
3DU
‘The boy broke the pen with a big stone.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BREAK Coding set Argument type
1 breaker V.subj A
2 broken thing V.obj P
3 breaking instrument NP+mew I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
M y
C
R y
C
y
C
y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
R n