kʼʷəɬ-aš

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'spill sth.' (rather than 'pour sth.')

Coding frame

Example

(40)
kʼʷəɬaš =ga tə= qayʼa!
kʼʷəɬ-aš-∅
spill-CTR-3.OBJ
=ga
=IMP
tə=
DET=
qayʼa
water
‘Spill the water out!’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# POUR Coding set Argument type
1 poured substance V.obj P
2 pourer V.sbj A

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(41)
‘The water spilled.’
C
R y
(42)
‘(You) Pour some tea for me!’
C
R y
C
R y
(44)
‘He made the girl pour it.’
C
N y
C
y
C
y
C
N used as the basic form y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
R y
C
y