beete

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(34)
Manweta kari beetek.
Manwe-ta
Manuel-poss
kari
house
beete-k
burn.intr-pfv
‘Manuel's house burned.’
(140)
U kari beete.
u
det
kari
house
beete
burn.intr
‘The house is burning.’
(302)
Ume kutam kaa tu'isi beete.
ume
det.pl
kuta-m
firewood-pl
kaa
neg
tu'isi
well
beete
burn.intr
‘The firewood does not burn well.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BURN Coding set Argument type
1 burnt thing NP-nom S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(636)
‘The garbage can be burned.’
U
M n
(639)
‘It burns.’
U
N n
C
R y
C
R y
(635)
‘The child is burning the garbage for the woman.’
U
N n
C
M applies to the transitive version y
(638)
‘My house is burned.’
C
M applies to the transitive version y
(637)
‘My house was burned.’
C
R y
(86)
‘Juan burned the house.’
(636)
‘The garbage can be burned.’
(638)
‘My house is burned.’
C
N y