ʔəy-sxʷ

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root 'good' and the causative suffix

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(25)
ʔəysxʷasuɬ tə= tumiš.
ʔəy-sxʷ-as-uɬ
good-CAU-3.ERG-PAST
tə=
DET=
tumiš
man
‘He liked the man.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LIKE Coding set Argument type
1 liker V.obj P
2 liked entity V.sbj A

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(131)
‘He likes himself.’
C
y
C
N used as the basic form y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
U
R n
(199)
‘He will be okay. / lit. 'He will be good.'’
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y