elun

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(14)
Elufi lifru ñi kimeltuchefe ti pichi wentru.
elu-fi
give-3O
lifru
book
ñi
3.PSR
kimeltuchefe
teacher
ti
ART
pichi
little
wentru
man
‘The boy gave a book to the teacher.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GIVE Coding set Argument type
1 giver V.subj A
2 giving recipient V.obj P
3 gift Ø X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
M y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R reciprocal; not to be confounded with el-uw-ün 'prepare oneself' (different root) y
U
N n