gziibiignaad

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this verb allows incorporated body part terms to specify WHAT is being washed

Coding frame

Verb type: vta

Example

(10)
Gashwan binoojiins gii-gziibiignigoon.
o-gashiw-an
3POSS-mother.AN-OBV
abinoojiins
baby.AN
o-gii=giziibiigin-igo-an
3ERG-PAST=wash.TR-INV-OBV
‘His mother (obv.) washed the boy (prox.).’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# WASH Coding set Argument type
1 washer subjA.V A
2 washed entity V.objI P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
M y
C
R y
C
R y
C
R y
C
R y
C
R y
(151)
‘I washed my face.’
C
N y
C
N y