qəyʼ

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free root 'die'; suppletive root ʷay 'PL die'

Coding frame

Examples

(119)
kʷa= qəyʼ šə= tᶿ= manʼuɬ.
kʷa=
CLT=
qəyʼ
die
šə=
DET=
tᶿ=
1SG.POSS=
manʼ-uɬ
father-PAST
‘My father passed away.’
(136)
x̣̣ʷay tə= məmmimaw.
x̣ʷay
die(PL)
tə=
DET=
məm-mimaw
PL-cat
‘All the cats died.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DIE Coding set Argument type
1 dieer V.sbj S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(231)
‘I will kill it for you.’
C
R y
(228)
‘Let it die!’
C
y
C
R y
C
R y
(230)
‘The little dog got killed.’
C
R y
(137)
‘You killed all the deer.’
(229)
‘I am going to kill the bear.’
C
y
U
N used as the basic form n
C
R y
(232)
‘He made him kill it.’
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
R y
C
y