kuthumung

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(22)
(Baapa) (aanak[=yang]) su-kuthumung.
baapa
father
aanak=yang
child=acc
su-kuthumung
past-see
‘The father saw the child.’
(91)
Blaakangjo incayang anàkuthumung moonyeth pada thoppi asàambel pohong atthaska aràmaayeng.
blaakang=jo
after=emph
incayang
3s
anà-kuthumung
past-see
moonyeth
monkey
pada
pl
thoppi
hat
asà-ambel
cp-take
pohong
tree
atthas=ka
top=loc
arà=maayeng
nonpast=play
‘After that, he saw that the monkeys had taken the hats and were playing in the tree top.’
(92)
Itthu haarikajo aanak pompang duuwanang hathu duuri pohongnang puuthi, paanjang jeenggothyang anàkànàdaapath kìnna hathu kiccil jillek Aajuth hatthu=yang sukuthumung.
itthu
dist
haari=ka=jo
day=loc=emph
aanak
child
pompang
female
duuwa=nang
two=dat
hathu
indef
duuri
thorn
pohong=nang
tree=dat
puuthi
white
paanjang
long
jeenggoth=yang
beard=acc
anà-kànà-daapath
past-invol-get
kìnna
strike
hathu
indef
kiccil
small
jillek
ugly
Aajuth
dwarf
hatthu=yang
indef=acc
su-kuthumung
past-see
‘On that day the two girls saw a small ugly dwarf who had got stuck to a thorn tree with his long white beard.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEE Coding set Argument type
1 seeer Ø A
2 seen entity NP-acc P

Alternations

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