jamta

Coding frame

Examples

(50)
Joan espekota jamtak.
Joan
Juan
espeko-ta
mirror-acc
jamta-k
break.trns-pfv
‘Juan broke the mirror.’
(99)
Juan tetae bentanata jamtak.
Juan
Juan
teta-e
stone-instr
bentana-ta
window-acc
jamta-k
break.trns-pfv
‘Juan broke the window with a stone.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BREAK Coding set Argument type
1 breaker NP-nom A
2 broken thing NP-acc P
3 breaking instrument NP-instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(139)
‘The glass broke.’
(417)
‘The window of the house broke.’
C
N y
C
M It uses the inchoative form of the verb. y
C
N y
U
M It is still transitive. La versión con yee no se puede usar. n
(420)
‘Juan broke something.’
U
N n
C
R y
(335)
‘The man made the boy break the window with a stone.’
C
M lo que se introduce es un poseedor (del objeto) y
(415)
‘Juan broke the window of the house.’
(416)
‘Melquiades broke the eyeglasses of Jesus.’
U
N n
C
R y
(419)
‘The glass is broken.’
C
R y
(418)
‘The window of the house got broken.’
C
y
C
y