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vta

Coding frame

Verb type: vta

Examples

(70)
Mii maa zhaazhi go giw bemaadzijig ndo-nsaawaad niw sa Nishnaaben bkaan enwen'jin.
mii
it's
imaa
there
zhaazhi
long.ago
igo
EMPH
agiw
those.AN
bemaadizij-ig
person-AN.PL
ando-nis-aa-waa-d
seek-kill.AN-3OBJ-3PL-3SBJ
aniw
those.AN
sa
EMPH
anishinaabe-an
Indian-OBV
bakaan
different
enwenijin
language
‘For in the old time those people tried to kill the Indian of other tongue.’
(145)
Mooz ngii-nsaa.
mooz
moose
ni-gii-niS-aa
1ERG-PAST-kill.AN-3OBJ
‘I killed a moose.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# KILL Coding set Argument type
1 killer subjA.V A
2 killee V.objI P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
y
C
R y
(153)
‘They went around killing people.’
C
R y
C
R y
C
R y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y