mñte √m

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adjective mñte 'desiderous' plus copula.
Can take desire complements that are either infinitives inflected for the allative (e.g. 197) or conditionals introduced by
geä.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: COP A

Examples

(179)
Bä mñte ym ungist.
3sgABS
mñte
desirous
y-m
3sgU:α-be:ND
ungi-s-t
stand.up-NLZR-ALL
‘He wants to stand up.’
(180)
Bä mñte ym geä gunginga.
3sgABS
mñte
desirous
y-m
3sgU:α-be:ND
geä
COND
g-ungi-ng-a
M:γ-stand-ND:FUT-3sgA:PST.PF
‘He wants to stand up.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# WANT Coding set Argument type
1 wanter NP-abs & und.V S
2 wanted thing NP-all X

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