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Verb means 'to hunt'; it usually combines with the noun ele 'hunting'. 'To be a hunter' is derived from this as an agentive nominalization: ärser är [hunt-NLZR-AG.NL person]

Coding frame

Example

(91)
Ynd yta ele sermban bba närtan, ämb yao nen yingowndn.
ynd
1sgABS
yta
in.vain
ele
hunting
sermba-n
night-LOC
bba
PREV
n-är-ta-n
M:α-hunt-ND:B.IPF-1sgA
ämb
one
yao
NEG
nen
what
y-ing-nd-n
3sgU:α-see-ND:PST.PF-1sgA
‘I went out hunting last night, but didn't find anything.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HUNT (FOR) Coding set Argument type
1 hunter NP-abs & V.act X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(98)
‘Grmbo went hunting for a deer in the night.’
C
y
C
y
U
n
U
n
C
y
C
y
C
y
U
n
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
U
n
U
n