trafon

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Trafon is ambitransitive/labile, like English break.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(83)
Trafoy kiñe fotella.
trafo-i
break-IND
kiñe
one
fotella
bottle
‘S/he broke a bottle.’

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
trafo-tu- means 'smash, pick/pull to pieces'. y
C
y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
R n