mts

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Means 'talk to', 'tell to'.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(77)
Ynd ymtendn bä ylst.
ynd
1sgERG
y-mte-nd-n
3sgU:α-tell-ND:PST.PF-1sgA
FUT
yls-t
go(INF)-ALL
‘I told him to go.’
(213)
Ymam ynd wmtenda kunzt elaost.
ymam
3sgERG
ynd
1sgABS
w-mte-nda
1sgU:α-tell-ND:PF:3sgA
kunz-t
inside-ALL
elao-s-t
enter-NLZR-ALL
‘He told me to go inside.’

Verb meanings , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TALK TELL Coding set Argument type
1 talker teller NP-erg & V.act A
2 talked to person tellee NP-abs & und.V P
3 talked about content told content NP-all X

Alternations

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