kaasi

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(9)
(Oorang) (aanak=nang) (baabi[=yang]) arà-kaasi.
oorang
man
aanak=nang
child=dat
baabi=yang
pork=acc
arà-kaasi
nonpast-give
‘The man gives the pig to the child.’
(87)
Seppe baapa incayangnang ummas sukaasi.
se=ppe
1s=poss
baapa
father
incayang=nang
3s=dat
ummas
gold
su-kaasi
past-give
‘My father gave him gold.’
(88)
Itthu thumpathyang incayang giithujo awuliyanangjo sukaasi.
itthu
dist
thumpath=yang
place=acc
incayang
3s
giithu=jo
like.that=emph
awuliya=nang=jo
saint=dat=emph
su-kaasi
past-give
‘That place, he gave it to the saint in that manner.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GIVE Coding set Argument type
1 giver Ø A
2 gift NP-acc P
3 giving recipient NP-dat X

Alternations

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