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It seems to be originally polymorphemic: pe- 'see' + -nge PASS + -l APPL1, but the linear order of the elements is anomalous.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

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Pengelfi lifru ñi kimeltuchefe ti pichi wentru.
penge-l-fi
show-APPL1-3O
lifru
book
ñi
3.PSR
kimeltuchefe
teacher
ti
ART
pichi
little
wentru
man
‘The boy showed a book to the teacher.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SHOW Coding set Argument type
1 shower V.subj A
2 shown thing V.obj P
3 showing addressee Ø X

Alternations

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