ǁkxʼam

Coding frame

Examples

(1)
|aeki ke ǁkxʼam ǀoba.
ǀaeki
woman
ke
FOC
ǁkxʼam
wash
ǀoba
child
‘The woman washes the child.’
(2)
A bu ǁkxʼam u.
a
CONN
bu
2PL
ǁkxʼam
wash
u
2PL
‘And then you wash yourself.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# WASH Coding set Argument type
1 washer Ø A
2 washed entity Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
almost certainly possible i.e. in 'He washes the stain out of the shirt.' etc., but we do not have data for this y
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
R n
(262)
‘Are you washing? - Yes, I am washing, man!’
U
might be possible with partitive meaning, but no examples in the corpus n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N possible, but we regard the COM/INST as an adjunct n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y