wiindmawaad

Coding frame

Verb type: vta

Example

(58)
Ngii-wiindmaag wiidgemaagnan aakzinid.
ni-gii-wiindamaw-igw
1SBJ-PAST-tell.AN-INV
o-wiidigemaagan-an
3POSS-spouse.AN-OBV
aakozi-ni-d
be.ill.AI-OBV-3SBJ
‘He told me his wife was ill.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TELL Coding set Argument type
1 teller subjA.V A
2 tellee V.objI P
3 told content UTT X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
R y
C
R y
(149)
‘I told him what happened to me.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y