thuuthup

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(1)
(Pompang pada) (muuka=[yang]) (kaayeng=dering) arà-thuuthup.
pompang
woman
pada
pl
muuka=yang
face=acc
kaayeng=dering
cloth=abl
arà-thuuthup
nonpast-cover
‘Women cover their faces with cloth.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COVER Coding set Argument type
1 coverer Ø A
2 covered thing NP-acc P
3 cover NP-abl I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
n
U
M n
U
R n
(48)
‘Now also the Muslims of Sri Lanka cover their faces.’