giishkkonaad

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the basic cutting concept is in the final /koN/.

Coding frame

Verb type: vta

Example

(147)
Mookmaanens ngii-giishkkonaa mshiimin.
mookomaanens
pocket.knife
ni-gii-giishkikoN-aa
1ERG-PAST-cut.AN-3OBJ
mishiimin
apple
‘I cut the apple with my pocket knife.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CUT Coding set Argument type
1 cutter subjA.V A
2 cut thing V.objI P

Alternations

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