wapars

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(1)
Ämengama äräm toge yaparnda.
äme-ngama
mat-ABL
är-äm
man-ERG
toge
child(ABS)
y-apar-nd-a
3sgU:α-cover-PST.PF-3sgA:PST.PF
‘The man covered the child with the mat.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COVER Coding set Argument type
1 coverer NP-erg & V.act A
2 covered thing NP-abs & und.V P
3 cover NP-abl I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R RR form is awapars y
(3)
‘I'm about to cover myself.’
C
y
U
n
U
n
C
y
C
y
C
y
U
n
C
y
U
n
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
U
n
U
n