wamanes

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(115)
Mlegäm toge selemingama tamanete.
mleg-äm
girl-ERG
toge
child(ABS)
selemi-ngama
clothes-ABL
t-amane-te
3sgU:α-dress-ND:IPF:3sgA
‘The girl dressed the child.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DRESS Coding set Argument type
1 dresser NP-erg & V.act A
2 dressee NP-abs & und.V P
3 clothes NP-abl I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(116)
‘The girl got dressed.’
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