katrün

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(20)
Katrüy ti kofke ti pichi wentru kuchillu engu.
katrü-i
cut-IND
ti
ART
kofke
bread
ti
ART
pichi
little
wentru
man
kuchillu
knife
engu
3DU
‘The boy cut the bread with a knife.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CUT Coding set Argument type
1 cutter V.subj A
2 cut thing V.obj P
3 cutting instrument NP+mew I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R Cf. katrü-l-ka-n 'hinder' y
C
R y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R katrü-w-ün ~ katrü-uw-küle-n (i.e. with or without progressive aspect) actually means 'act unselfishly, mortify oneself'. y
U
N n