miinaad

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It is not possible to leave the thing given implicit.

Coding frame

Verb type: vta

Examples

(133)
Ngii-miinaa ndoodaabaanan ngwis.
ni-gii=miiN-aa
1SBJ-PAST=give.AN-3OBJ
ni(d)-odaabaan-an
1POSS-car.AN-OBV
ni-gwis
1POSS-son.AN
‘I gave my car to my son.’
(76)
Gonda-sh bnewag gga-miin'goo.
agonda
these.AN
dash
then
binew-ag
partridge.AN-AN.PL
gi-ga-miiN-igoo
2SBJ-FUT-give.AN-PASS
‘We will give you these partridges.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GIVE Coding set Argument type
1 giver subjA.V A
2 giving recipient V.objI P
3 gift I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(137)
‘They gave each other a knife.’
C
R y
(136)
‘I gave myself a knife.’
C
R y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y