čʼag-a-t

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bound root, -t transitive form given as the basic form

Coding frame

Example

(4)
čʼagatas tə= saɬtxʷ.
čʼag-a-t-∅-as
help-LV-CTR-3.OBJ-3.ERG
tə=
DET=
saɬtxʷ
woman
‘He helped the woman.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HELP Coding set Argument type
1 helpee V.obj P
2 helper V.sbj A

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
y
U
N n
C
N y
C
y
C
N y
C
R y
(142)
‘Tom will help me. / I will be helped by Tom.’
C
N used as the basic form y
C
y
C
y
C
N y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
R y
(141)
‘I finished helping him.’
C
y