maka

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(92)
Juan librom mariata makak.
Juan
Juan
libro-m
book-pl
Maria-ta
Maria-acc
maka-k
give-pfv
‘Juan gave Maria a book.’
(232)
Ne librom Juanta makak Mariata betchi'ibo.
ne
1sg
libro-m
book-pl
Juan-ta
Juan-acc
maka-k
give-pfv
Maria-ta
Maria-acc
betchi'ibo
for
‘I gave Juan the book for Maria.’
(41)
U yoeme jamutta kaba'ita miikak.
u
det
yoeme
man
jamut-ta
woman-acc
kaba'i-ta
horse-acc
miika-k
give-pfv
‘The man gave the woman a horse.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GIVE Coding set Argument type
1 giver NP-nom A
2 giving recipient NP-acc P
3 gift NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(486)
‘Flowers can be given.’
U
R n
(233)
‘I gave away the books.’
(234)
‘Juan gives a lot (of things) to the library.’
(488)
‘The clothes will be given to the people on Sunday.’
U
N n
C
R y
(326)
‘The man made the girl give the teacher the book.’
C
R y
(485)
‘Give the boy the books on my behalf.’
U
M n
C
R y
(235)
‘Maria has been given a book.’
(236)
‘Someone was given a book.’
C
R y
(487)
‘He was given a clothes.’
(488)
‘The clothes will be given to the people on Sunday.’
C
N y
C
N y