hu

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free root; free variant θu;
going goal is expressed as noncore oblique phrase (cf. ex. 170)

Coding frame

Examples

(8)
hu =tᶿəm.
hu
go
=tᶿəm
=1SG.INDC.SBJ:FUT
‘I will go.’
(170)
huhuɬ =č ʔə= kʷ= tiyskʷat sǰasuɬ.
hu-h-uɬ
go-EPEN-PAST
=1SG.INDC.SBJ
ʔə=
OBL=
kʷ=
DET=
tiyskʷat
place.name
sǰasuɬ
yesterday
‘I went to Powell River yesterday.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GO Coding set Argument type
1 goer V.sbj S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
R y
(167)
‘I will take you guys to Powell River.’
C
R y
(132)
‘Take some for your lunch!’
C
y
C
R y
(168)
‘He went towards the knot(hole) in the wall.’
C
y
C
N y
C
y
U
N used as the basic form n
C
y
C
N y
C
R y
(169)
‘Mink went towards the knot in the wall.’
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
N y
C
y