besuma

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(33)
Inepo na'asota besumak.
inepo
1sg.subj
na'aso-ta
orange-acc
besuma-k
peel-pfv
‘I peeled an orange.’
(301)
Itepo abaim besuma.
itepo
1pl
abai-m
corn-pl
besuma
peel
‘We are peeling the corns.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# PEEL Coding set Argument type
1 peeler NP-nom A
2 peeled object NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(147)
‘Peel the skin off the orange.’
(469)
‘You're peeling.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(468)
‘The orange can be peeled.’
U
M n
(472)
‘Juan is peeling (something).’
U
N n
C
R y
(467)
‘I made you peel the orange for me.’
C
R y
(466)
‘Peel the orange for me.’
U
N n
C
R y
(471)
‘I ate the peeled orange.’
C
R y
(470)
‘The orange was peeled.’
C
N y
C
N y