yəpʼ-t

Coding frame

Example

(28)
yəpʼtas tə= lamaya.
yəpʼ-t-∅-as
break-CTR-3.OBJ-3.ERG
tə=
DET=
lamaya
bottle
‘He broke the bottle.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BREAK Coding set Argument type
1 broken thing V.obj P
2 breaker V.sbj A

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(198)
‘The glass broke.’
C
R y
(197)
‘Break it for me!’
C
N y
C
y
C
R y
(195)
‘Break (off) the ice!’
C
y
C
N used as the basic form y
C
y
C
R y
(196)
‘He made him break the bottles.’
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
R y
C
y