ʔuɬqʷu

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free root, 'dig clams'

Coding frame

Example

(113)
ʔuʔuɬqʷu =č.
ʔu-ʔuɬqʷu
IMPF-dig.clams
=1SG.INDC.SBJ
‘I am digging clams.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DIG Coding set Argument type
1 digger V.sbj S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(114)
‘He makes this child dig clams.’
C
M y
(115)
‘Make him dig clams!’
C
R y
(116)
‘He is digging clams for me.’
C
y
C
y
C
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