nu'upa

Coding frame

Examples

(40)
U bake'o masota nu'upa .
u
det
bake'o
cowboy
maso-ta
deer-acc
nu'upa
bring
‘The cowboy brings a deer.’
(91)
Neu sewam nu'upak.
ne-u
1sg-dir
sewa-m
flower-pl
nu'upa-k
bring-pfv
‘Somebody brought me flowers.’
(305)
U ili uusi jamut jiosiam maejtrotau nu'upak.
u
det
ili
little
uusi
child
jamut
woman
jiosiam
book.acc
maejtro-ta-u
teacher-acc-dir
nu'upa-k
bring-pfv
‘The little girl brought the book to the teacher.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BRING Coding set Argument type
1 bringer NP-nom A
2 bringing recipient NP-dir X
3 brought thing NP-acc P

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