ea

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(28)
Joan kaita ea.
Joan
Juan
kai-ta
neg-acc
ea
think
‘Juan does not think. \ lit. Juan think nothing.’
(83)
U yoeme jachin ea.
u
det
yoeme
man
jachin
how
ea
think
‘The man thinks.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# THINK Coding set Argument type
1 thinker NP-nom A
2 thought content NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(196)
‘That is what I think.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
y
U
R n
(376)
‘The man is thinking (of doing) something. / The man pretends to do something.’
U
R n
(195)
‘Juan is thinking (sexually) of Maria. / Juan is having sex with Maria.’
C
y
C
N y
C
R y
(377)
‘Something is thought.’
C
N y
C
N y
U
M n