biilang

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(18)
(Aanak) (baapa=nang) (slaamath katha) su-biilang.
aanak
child
baapa=nang
father=dat
slaamath
goodbye
katha
quot
su-biilang
past-say
‘The child said "Goodbye" to the father.’
(57)
Andare ruumanang asapii biininang subiilang "puthrinang kuuping aradìnngar kuurang" katha.
Andare
Andare
ruuma-nang
house-dat
asà-pii
cp-go
biini=nang
wife=dat
su-biilang
past-say
puthri=nang
queen=dat
kuuping
ear
arà-dìnngar
nonpast-hear
kuurang
little
katha
quot
‘Andare went home and said to his wife "The queen hears little with her ears". / Andare went home and said to his wife that the queen did not hear well.’
(58)
Incayangnangle subiilang igaamanang mari katha.
incayang=nang=le
3s=dat=addit
su-biilang
past-say
igaama=nang
religion=dat
mari
imp
katha
quot
‘X told him too: "Come to the religion". / X told him too that he should convert to our religion.’

Verb meanings , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SAY TELL Coding set Argument type
1 sayer teller Ø S
2 saying addressee tellee NP-dat X
3 said content told content UTT X

Alternations

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