sns

show comment

means 'tie, fasten', also 'hook', i.e. overall 'make fast, attach (together)'. This verb has further metaphorical extensions to 'be (emotionally) attached' (e.g. lovers), 'be committed to' (e.g. to a project).

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(111)
Ynd zéḡ sombes yasnan.
ynd
1sgERG
zéḡ
rope
sombes
two(ABS)
ya-sn-a-n
3nsgU:α-tie-DU:PF-1sgA
‘I tied two ropes.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TIE Coding set Argument type
1 tier NP-erg & V.act A
2 tied thing NP-abs & und.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(112)
‘It got hooked/tied.’
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