jo’a

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jo'a is also the word for 'house'. Thus, the verb expressing 'to live' means literally 'to have house in' or 'be housed at'.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(24)
In sai Bikampo jo'ak.
in
1sg.pos
sai
brother
Bikam-po
Vicam-loc
jo'ak
live
‘My brother lives in Vicam.’
(79)
Juan Peesiopo jo'ak.
Juan
Juan
Peesio-po
Hermosillo-loc
jo'a-k
house-pfv
‘Juan lives in Hermosillo (lit. Juan is housed in Hermosillo.).’
(266)
Juan jo'ak.
Juan
Juan
jo'a-k
live-pfv
‘Juan lives. / Juan has a house.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LIVE Coding set Argument type
1 liver NP-nom S
2 living place NP-loc L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(605)
‘This (here) is a good place to live in.’
U
n
U
N n
C
R y
(360)
‘The man made the woman live in the town.’
C
N y
U
N n
C
R y
C
R y
(606)
‘Vicam is a place to live in happily.’
C
N y
C
N y