giiling

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used for spices. Accusative marking on the patient is unlikely due to low animacy

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(155)
Prompang biiji pada lumpangle aalulederi aràgiiling.
prompang
female
biiji
seed
pada
pl
lumpang=le
mortar=addit
aalu=le=deri
pestle=addit=abl
arà-giiling
nonpast-grind
‘The woman grinds the seeds with mortar and pestle.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GRIND Coding set Argument type
1 grinder Ø A
2 ground thing NP-acc P
3 grinding instrument NP-abl I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
n
U
M n
U
R n
(80)
‘Grind pepper and salt in a grinding stone.’