thaau

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(21)
(Se[=dang]) (itthu oorang[=yang]) thaau.
se=dang
1s=dat
itthu
dist
oorang=yang
man=acc
thaau
know
‘I know that man.’
(121)
Godang itthu tailoring samma thaau.
go=dang
1s=dat
itthu
dist
tailoring
tailoring
samma
all
thaau
know
‘I know everything about tailoring.’
(122)
Godang thàràthaau hathu pukurjan thraa.
go=dang
1s=dat
thàrà-thaau
neg-know
hathu
indef
pukurjan
work
thraa
neg
‘There is no work that I would not know.’
(124)
Incayangpe baapape naama see thàràthaau.
incayang=pe
3s=poss
baapa=pe
father=poss
naama
name
see
1s
thàrà-thaau
neg-know
‘I do not know his father's name.’
(125)
Seppe oorang pada see saapa katha thàràthaau.
se=ppe
1s=poss
oorang
man
pada
pl
see
1s
saapa
who
katha
quot
thàrà-thaau
neg-know
‘My folks did not know who I was.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# KNOW Coding set Argument type
1 knower NP-dat X
2 known thing/person NP-acc X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
n
U
M n
U
R n
(123)
‘I can't tell (you) that.’