a’ana

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(116)
U jamut uusita a'ana.
u
det
jamut
woman
uusi-ta
child-acc
a'ana
dress
‘The woman is dressing the child.’
(117)
Aapo emo a'ana.
aapo
3sg.subj
emo
refl
a'ana
dress
‘He is getting dressed.’
(385)
U jamut ili uusita baato betchi'ibo a'anak.
u
det
jamut
woman
ili
little
uusi-ta
child-acc
baato
baptism
betchi'ibo
for
a'ana-k
dress-pfv
‘The woman dressed the child for the baptism. / The woman dressed the child in order to attend the baptism.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DRESS Coding set Argument type
1 dresser NP-nom A
2 dressee NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M y
(387)
‘Clothes dress well.’
U
R n
(389)
‘Maria dresses the people. / Maria is a dressmaker. / Maria sews.’
U
N n
C
R y
(217)
‘Juan dresses well.’
(354)
‘The man made the woman dress the child.’
C
R y
(386)
‘The woman dressed the child for the man.’
U
n
C
y
C
R y
(388)
‘The child was dressed.’
C
N y
C
N y