čʼəx̣-a-t

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The root vowel may be a.

Coding frame

Example

(87)
čʼičʼx̣at =č tə= tᶿ= ʔiɬtən.
čʼi-čʼx̣-a-t-∅
IMPF-cook-LV-CTR-3.OBJ
=1SG.INDC.SBJ
tə=
DET=
tᶿ=
1SG.POSS=
ʔiɬtən
food
‘I am cooking my food.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COOK Coding set Argument type
1 cooked food V.obj P
2 cooker V.sbj A

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
N y
U
R n
(153)
‘The bread is cooked.’
C
R y
(152)
‘She cooked some bread for me.’
C
R y
(155)
‘She made me cook.’
C
R y
(156)
‘Let it cook well.’
C
y
C
R y
(157)
‘Mary cooked the meat slowly. / The meat was cooked slowly by Mary.’
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
R y
(154)
‘I have cooked it.’
C
y