giishkkodang

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the instrument is optional

Coding frame

Verb type: vti

Example

(61)
Mookmaanens gii-giishkkodaan mtigoons.
mookomaanens
little.knife.IN
o-gii-giishkikod-am-n
3SBJ-PAST-cut.IN-IN.OBJ-N
mitigoons
stick.IN
‘With his pocketknife he whittled through the stick.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

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

Alternations

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