kʼʷən-sxʷ

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

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kʼʷənsxʷas tə= tiča (ʔə=) tə= pukʷ.
kʼʷən-sxʷ-∅-as
see-CAU-3.OBJ-3.ERG
tə=
DET=
tiča
teacher
ʔə=
OBL=
tə=
DET=
pukʷ
book
‘He showed the book to the teacher.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SHOW Coding set Argument type
1 showing addressee V.obj P
2 shower V.sbj A
3 shown thing obl-NP L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
y
C
N used as the basic form y
C
y
C
R y
C
R y
C
R y
C
y
U
N n
C
R y
C
N y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
R y
C
y