kʷanač-əm

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kʷanač 'sit, be sitting', kʷanač-əm 'sit down'

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(97)
kʷanačəm tə= tutamiš.
kʷanač-əm
sit-MDL
=∅
=3.INDC.SBJ
tə=
DET=
tutamiš
boy
‘The boy sat down.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SIT DOWN Coding set Argument type
1 sitdowner V.sbj S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N used as the basic form y
C
R y
(225)
‘He sat his grandmother down.’
C
y
C
y
C
R y
(224)
‘She had/has the elder sitting down.’
C
R y
(226)
‘You are sitting on me.’
C
y
C
y
U
R n
(96)
‘He is sitting on the floor.’
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
R y
C
y