mintha

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(19)
(See) (baapa=ka) (car[=yang]) arà-mintha.
see
1s
baapa=ka
father=loc
car=yang
car=acc
su-mintha
past-beg
‘I asked my father for the car.’
(50)
Suda go Allaka dhuua mintha.
suda
so
go
1s
alla=ka
Allah=loc
dhuaa
grace
mintha
beg
‘So I ask Allah for grace. / So I pray to Allah.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# ASK FOR Coding set Argument type
1 asker Ø A
2 askee NP-loc X
3 requested thing NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
n
U
M n
U
R n