x̣əyp-a-t

Coding frame

Example

(214)
x̣əypaθas.
x̣əyp-a-θ-as
startle-LV-CTR+1SG.OBJ-3.ERG
‘She startled me.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FRIGHTEN Coding set Argument type
1 frightenee V.obj P
2 frightener V.sbj A

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(11)
‘I got startled.’
C
R 'easy to' y
(135)
‘Catherine gets scared easily.’
C
R y
(134)
‘You startled me.’
C
N y
C
y
C
R y
(213)
‘to startle s.o.’
C
y
C
N y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
R y
(133)
‘You are going to scare the baby.’
C
y