wazrs (1)

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(10)
Ymam kapngama nu yazrnda.
ymam
3sgERG
kap-ngama
cup-ABL
nu
water
y-azr-nd-a
3sgU:α-pour-PST.PF:ND-3sgA:PST.PF
‘He poured the water out of the cup.’
(11)
Ymam yna nne wazrst yngapapnda.
ymam
3sgERG
yna
DEM
nne
yam
wazr-s-t
carry-NLZR-ALL
y-ng-apap-nd-a
3sgU:α-AW-try-ND:PST.PF-3sgA:PST.PF
‘He's trying to carry all those yams.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# POUR Coding set Argument type
1 pourer NP-erg & V.act A
2 poured substance NP-abs & und.V P
3 pouring source NP-abl I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(12)
‘The water has poured out of the cup.’
(13)
‘It's pouring out of the cup.’
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