drers

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Can also mean 'fart'.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(47)
Ymam yéb tr ydrernda.
ymam
3sgERG
yéb
bag
tr
handle
y-drer-nda
3sgU:α-tear-ND:PST.PF:3sgA
‘He tore the handle from the bag.’
(49)
Yna yéb edrersmne ym.
yna
DEM
yéb
bag
e-drer-s-mne
DA-tear-NLZR-ORIG
y-m
3sg:α-be
‘This bag got torn.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TEAR Coding set Argument type
1 tearer NP-erg & V.act A
2 torn thing NP-abs & und.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(48)
‘This bag tore.’
C
y
C
y
U
n
U
n
C
y
C
y
U
n
C
y
U
n
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
U
n
U
n