suuka

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(118)
Luwar nigiri kithangnang màpii thàràsuuka.
luwar
outside
nigiri
country
kithang=nang
1pl=dat
mà-pii
inf-go
thàrà-suuka
neg.past-like
‘We did not want to go abroad.’
(117)
Kithangnang suuka màdiyathnang.
kithang=nang
1pl=dat
suuka
want
mà-diyath=nang
inf-look=dat
‘We want to have a look.’
(119)
Punnu mlaayu oorangnangle cinggala màblaajar thàràsuuka.
punnu
full
mlaayu
Malay
oorang=nang=le
man=dat=addit
cinggala
Sinhala
mà-blaajar
inf-learn
thàrà-suuka
neg.past-like
‘Many Malay people did not like to learn Sinhala. / Many people did not want to learn Sinhala.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LIKE Coding set Argument type
1 liked entity Ø S
2 liker NP-dat X

Alternations

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