bweje

Coding frame

Examples

(109)
U jamut bwiata bewje.
u
det
jamut
woman
bwia-ta
ground-acc
bweje
dig
‘The woman is digging the ground.’
(313)
U jamut bwiata bweje papaam jariwakai.
u
det
jamut
woman
bwia-ta
ground-acc
bweje
dig
papaa-m
potato-pl
jariwa-kai
look_for-ptcp
‘The woman is digging the ground looking for potatoes.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DIG Coding set Argument type
1 digger NP-nom A
2 dug hole/ground NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(60)
‘The man is digging.’
(312)
‘The woman is digging looking for potatoes.’
C
N y
C
y
C
y
U
n
U
n
C
y
C
y
U
n
C
y
C
y
C
N y
C
N y