saysaǰʼ-mi-t

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bound root saj'-, occurs with reduplication, means 'E is scared'

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(5)
saysayʼmitas tə= tumiš.
CVC-saǰʼ-mi-t-∅-as
RDPL-fear-RLT-CTR-3.OBJ-3.ERG
tə=
DET=
tumiš
man
‘He feared the man. / He was scared of the man.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FEAR Coding set Argument type
1 fear stimulus V.obj P
2 fearer V.sbj A

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N used as the basic form y
U
N n
(221)
‘I am scared of the basket ogress.’
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
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y
C
y
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y
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y
C
y
C
y
C
y