puukul

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(14)
(Baapa) (aanak=nang) (pollu=dering) arà-puukul.
baapa
father
aanak=nang
child=dat
pollu=dering
stick=abl
arà-puukul
nonpast-hit
‘The father hits the child with the stick.’
(160)
Aajuthyang sangkeluppas hathu polludering Rose-red buurungnang supuukul.
Aajuth=yang
dwarf=acc
sangke-luppas
until-leave
hathu
indef
pollu=dering
stick=abl
Rose-red
Rose-red
buurung=nang
bird=dat
su-puukul
past-hit
‘Rose-Red beat the bird with a stick until it let go off the dwarf.’

Verb meanings , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BEAT HIT Coding set Argument type
1 beater hitter Ø A
2 beatee hittee NP-acc P
3 beating instrument hitting instrument NP-abl I

Alternations

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