uzers

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Nuance of 'flare up, catch fire'.
The causative version
wizers differs from other causatives in having an apparent diathetic prefix i-.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(144)
Bnz nuzärnda.
bnz
fire
n-uzär-nda
M:α-flare.up-ND:PF:3sgA
‘The fire flared up; it's caught fire.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BURN Coding set Argument type
1 burnt thing NP-abs & V.act X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(145)
‘I'm going to burn the grassland today.’
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
U
n
U
n