qʼa-qʼa

Coding frame

Example

(19)
qʼaqʼa tə= čuyʼ.
qʼaqʼa
hungry
tə=
DET=
čuyʼ
child
‘The child is hungry.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BE HUNGRY Coding set Argument type
1 hungry person V.sbj S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
N y
C
y
C
R y
(237)
‘I let it get hungry.’
C
y
U
N n
C
y
C
N The reduplicated form q'a-q'a is treated as the middle form in this record and used as the basic form. y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
R y
(236)
‘Salmonberry shoots made me hungry. / Salmonberry shoots whetted my appetite.’
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y