tiwš-am-sxʷ

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(57)
titiwšamsxʷ =č ʔə= kʷ= ʔayʔaǰuθəm.
ti-tiwš-am-sxʷ-∅
IMPF-learn-MDL-CAU-3.OBJ
=1SG.INDC.SBJ
ʔə=
OBL=
kʷ=
DET=
ʔayʔaǰuθəm
Native.language
‘I am teaching her the native language.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TEACH Coding set Argument type
1 teachee V.obj P
2 teacher V.sbj A
3 taught content obl-NP L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(58)
‘I am learning.’
C
R y
(59)
‘I will teach (her) for you.’
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
N y
C
y
C
y
C
y
U
N n
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
N used as the basic form y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y