anün

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Anü-tu- 'sit down again' is not an applicative. The meaning 'be sitting' needs the resultative aspect of this verb; the unmarked form means 'sit down'.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(53)
Ti wentru pülli mew anüy.
ti
ART
wentru
man
pülli
ground
mew
PPOS
anü-i
sit.down-IND
‘The man sat down on the ground.’
(54)
Ti wentru pülli mew anülefuy.
ti
ART
wentru
man
pülli
ground
mew
PPOS
anü-le-fu-i
sit.down-RES-RI-IND
‘The man sat on the ground.’

Verb meanings , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SIT SIT DOWN Coding set Argument type
1 sitter sitdowner V.subj S
2 sitting place sitting-down place NP+mew I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
R 'become possessed, be besieged' y
(115)
‘My father-in-law['s house] is besieged by disease.’
(116)
‘Do not sit on the hat!’
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n