soovek(kang)

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The verb may contain the causative -kang. In the examples, the vector verb thaaro is used for "violentive aspect" (or manner) and has no influence on the coding frame.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form
Verb type: V

Examples

(12)
(Aanak)(dawong[=yang])(hatthu buk=dering) arà-soovek thaaro.
aanak
child
dawong=yang
leaf=acc
hatthu
indef
buk=dering
book=abl
arà-soovek
nonpast-tear
thaaro
put
‘The child tears the page from the book.’
(116)
Se ini buk aràsoovekkang thaaro.
se
1s
ini
prox
buk
book
arà-soovek-kang
nonpast-torn-caus
thaaro
put
‘I tear the book to pieces.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TEAR Coding set Argument type
1 tearer Ø A
2 torn thing NP-acc P
3 tearing source NP-abl I

Alternations

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