thìkkam

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may etymologically be related to /thiikam/ 'stab'

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

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Aanak klaaki hatthu kaayudering uularnang aràthìkkam.
aanak
child
klaaki
male
hatthu
indef
kaayu=dering
wood=abl
uular=nang
snake=dat
arà=thìkkam
nonpast=poke
‘The boy touches the snake with a stick. / The boy pokes at the snake with a stick.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TOUCH Coding set Argument type
1 toucher Ø S
2 touchee NP-dat X
3 touching instrument NP-abl I

Alternations

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