čʼəɬ

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'the clouds/rain/etc. rained' is not possible

Coding frame

Example

(1)
čʼəɬ.
čʼəɬ
rain
‘It rains. / It rained.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# RAIN Coding set Argument type

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
M y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(144)
‘It is raining on us.’
C
N y
C
y
U
N used as the basic form n
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
M y
(143)
‘The bird made it rain, the bird called for rain.’
C
N y