buunung

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(15)
(Oorang) (sathuru=[yang]) (snaapan=dering) arà-buunung.
oorang
man
sathuru=yang
enemy=acc
snaapan=dering
rifle=abl
arà-buunung
nonpast-kill
‘The man kills the enemy with the rifle.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# KILL Coding set Argument type
1 killer Ø A
2 killee NP-acc P
3 killing instrument NP-abl I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
n
U
M n
U
R n
(61)
‘Now people are getting killed every day one by one.’