yu’a

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(81)
Juan Mariata ba'au yu'ak.
Juan
Juan
Maria-ta
Maria-acc
ba'a-u
water-dir
yu'a-k
push-pfv
‘Juan pushed Maria into the water.’
(27)
U kaba'i yoemta yumtak.
u
det
kaba'i
horse
yoem-ta
man-acc
yumta-k
push-pfv
‘The horse collided with the man. / The horse ran into the man.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# PUSH Coding set Argument type
1 pusher NP-nom A
2 pushee NP-acc P
3 pushing goal NP-dir X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y
U
n
U
n
C
R y
C
y
U
n
C
y
C
y
C
y
C
y