ambel

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(38)
(Baapa) (kuucing[=yang]) (kaake=dering) su-ambel.
baapa
father
kuucing=yang
cat=acc
kaake=dering
grandfather=abl
su-ambel
past-take
‘Father took the cat from grandfather.’
(55)
Spaaru oorang pada biini padayang asàambel supii.
spaaru
some
oorang
man
pada
pl
biini
wife
pada=yang
pl=acc
asà-ambel
cp-take
su-pii
past-go
‘Some men took wives and left. / Some men married and left.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TAKE Coding set Argument type
1 taker Ø A
2 taken thing NP-acc P
3 taking source NP-abl I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
n
U
M n
U
N n