ronzas

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(96)
Ynd ki yta aba yrnzani.
ynd
1sgERG
ki
key
yta
in.vain
aba
RCN
y-rnz-a-n
3sgU:α-look.for-ND:B.IPF-1sgA
‘I looked for the key in vain.’
(97)
Yna äräm trnze yande äprnḡsmne toge.
yna
DEM
är-äm
man-ERG
t-rnz-e
3sgU:α-look.for-ND:IPF:3sgA
yande
3sgGEN
äprnḡ-s-mne
be.lost-NLZR-ORIG
toge
child
‘The man looked in vain for his lost son.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEARCH FOR Coding set Argument type
1 searcher NP-erg & V.act A
2 searched for thing NP-abs & und.V P

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