caari

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(132)
Oorang subaawung, thoppi padayang anàcaari.
oorang
man
su-baawung
past-rise
thoppi
hat
pada=yang
pl=acc
anà-caari
past-find/search
‘The man got up and looked for his hats.’
(64)
Bahasa mlaayupe habaran padayang caari apa...
bahasa
language
mlaayu=pe
Malay=poss
habaran
news
pada=yang
pl=acc
caari=apa
find=after
‘After having looked for/found news of the Malay language...’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEARCH FOR Coding set Argument type
1 searcher Ø A
2 searched for thing NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
n
U
M n
(133)
‘He looked for the valuble stones which existed in this Ceylon. / He looked for gems from Ceylon.’
U
N n