aajar

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(41)
(Kaake) (aanak=nang) (mùlbar) arà-aajar.
kaake
grandfather
aanak=nang
child=dat
mùlbar
Tamil
arà-aajar
nonpast-teach
‘The grandfather teaches Tamil to the child.’
(54)
Derangpe umma derangnang jaithanle, jaarong pukurjanle suaajar.
derang=pe
3pl=poss
umma
mother
derang=nang
3pl=dat
jaith-an=le
sew-nmlzr=addit
jaarong
needle
pukurjan=le
work=addit
su-aajar
past-teach
‘Their mother taught them sewing and needle work.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TEACH Coding set Argument type
1 teacher Ø S
2 teachee NP-dat X
3 taught content Ø X

Alternations

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