biiskon'yehaad

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This is a simple causative of a VAI, biiskon'ye
biiskon'ye means 'get dressed.' adding the /h/ makes it causative, i.e., dress someone (else)

Coding frame

Verb type: vta

Examples

(49)
Wgii-biiskon'yehgoon kwezens wgashwan.
o-gii-biiskonayeh-igoo-an
3ERG-PAST-dress.AN-INV-OBV
akwezens
girl.AN
o-gashiw-an
3POSS-mother.AN-OBV
‘Her mother dressed the girl (i.e., her own daughter).’
(11)
Gii-biiskon’yehgoon kwezens ’gashwan.
o-gii=biizikonaye-ih-igo-an
3ERG-PAST=wear.clothes/dress.AI-CAUS.TR.AN-INV-OBV
akwezens
girl.AN
o-gashiw-an
3POSS-mother.AN-OBV
‘The girl (prox.) was dressed by her mother (obv.).’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DRESS Coding set Argument type
1 dresser subjA.V A
2 dressee V.objI P

Alternations

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