čəwʼu-ni-t

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(60)
čəwʼuniθas ʔə= tə= tᶿ= tala.
čəwʼu-ni-θ-as
steal-IND-CTR:1SG.OBJ-3.ERG
ʔə=
OBL=
tə=
DET=
tᶿ=
1SG.POSS=
tala
money
‘He stole money from me.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# STEAL Coding set Argument type
1 stealing source V.obj P
2 stealer V.sbj A
3 stolen thing obl-NP L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(61)
‘The child stole (something).’
C
R y
(62)
‘My car is stolen. / I was stolen as regards my car.’
C
N used as the basic form y
C
N y
C
y
C
N y
C
y
C
N y
C
y
C
R y
(140)
‘He made him steal it.’
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y