kaps renzas

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kaps means 'take' in the sense of 'pick up'; 'take from' is expressed by kaps conjoined with renzas 'carry', or else by renzas with a source coded as possessive.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Example

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Yna togam yadmaepapngama wagib ykapanda a yanenda.
yna
DEM
togam
child:ERG
yadma-epap-ngama
3sg:mother-DAT2-ABL
wagib
fish
y-kap-anda
3sgU:α-pick_up-ND:PST.PF:3sgA
a
and
y-ane-nda
3sgU:α-carry-ND:PST.PF:3sgA
‘The child got/took the fish from his mother.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TAKE Coding set Argument type
1 taker NP-erg & V.act A
2 taken thing NP-abs & und.V P
3 taking source NP-dat-abl X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
y
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