nu’e

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(121)
Juan tomita nu'uka.
Juan
Juan
tomi-ta
money-acc
nu'u-ka
take-pfv
‘Juan took the money.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TAKE Coding set Argument type
1 taker NP-nom A
2 taken thing NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(122)
‘Juan takes the money from Maria. \ lit. Juan money-takes from Maria.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(457)
‘The money can be taken. / The money can be grabbed/stolen.’
U
R n
U
M It expresses a source. n
(226)
‘Take Maria's money!’
(455)
‘Juan took Maria's money. / Juan took the money (that was) on Maria.’
C
R y
(454)
‘The woman made Maria carry the child. / The woman made Maria take the child (in her arms).’
C
R y
(453)
‘You took money from Maria.’
U
R n
(456)
‘Juan went to Maria('s place) (to ask) for money \ lit. Juan took money from Maria (i.e. Maria's place).’
C
M y
(459)
‘The taken money. / The money (has been) taken.’
C
M y
(458)
‘The money was taken.’
C
N y
C
N y