amzs

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This verb means 'to sit down, to assume sitting position'.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(122)
Är kae namnznda ämewan.
är
man(ABS)
kae
±one.day
n-am<n>z-nda
M:α-sit<ND>-ND:PF:3sgA
äme-wan
mat-LOC
‘The man sat (down) on the mat yesterday.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SIT DOWN Coding set Argument type
1 sitdowner NP-abs & V.act X
2 sitting-down place NP-loc L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
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R y
(124)
‘The man sat the two children on the mat yesterday.’
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y
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