zeghaad

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an apparent causative from VAI /zegizi/ 'be afraid,' + /-ih/ VTA causative, lit., 'cause to be afraid'; different finals can specify different instrumentalities, e.g., zegim 'frighten by one's words, frighten with mouth; this is an endless problem with the Procrustean bed of this database

Coding frame

Verb type: vta

Example

(7)
Mko gii-zeghaan ninwan.
makwa
bear.AN
o-gii-zegih-aa-an
3ERG-PAST-VTA.frighten.AN-3OBJ-AN.OBV
aniniw-an
man.AN-AN.OBV
‘The bear frightened the man.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FRIGHTEN Coding set Argument type
1 frightener subjA.V A
2 frightenee V.objI P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
R y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y