beeba

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(6)
Kat soto'i-ta kuta-e beba!
kat
neg
soto'i-ta
pot-acc
kuta-e
stick-instr
beba
hit
‘Do not hit the pot with the stick!’
(47)
U yoeme o'omtilataka samita chona.
u
det
yoeme
man
o'omtilataka
angrily
sami-ta
wall-acc
chona
hit
‘The man beats the wall angrily.’
(63)
U ili uusi chu'uta bebak.
u
det
ili
little
uusi
child
chu'u-ta
dog-acc
beeba-k
hit-pfv
‘The little child hit the dog.’
(164)
U ili uusi kutae yee bebak.
u
det
ili
little
uusi
child
kuta-e
stick-instr
yee
people
beba-k
hit-pfv
‘The child hit (people) with a stick.’
(284)
U ili uusi chu'uta kutae beebak.
u
det
ili
little
uusi
child
chu'u-ta
dog-acc
kuta-e
stick-instr
beeba-k
hit-pfv
‘The child hit the dog with a stick.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HIT Coding set Argument type
1 hitter NP-nom A
2 hittee NP-acc P
3 hitting instrument NP-instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
M y
(431)
‘I hit my/the hand with the door.’
C
R y
(430)
‘The dog can be hit.’
(433)
‘The dog had been hit.’
C
R y
(333)
‘The man made the boy hit the snake with a stick.’
C
R y
(427)
‘The man hit the dog for the child.’
(428)
‘The man hit the dog of the child.’
U
M n
(429)
‘The man sent the dog to bite the child.’
C
R y
(433)
‘The dog had been hit.’
C
R y
(432)
‘The dog was hit.’
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
R n
(434)
‘I hit people.’