waake

Coding frame

Example

(136)
U ju'upa waake.
u
det
ju'upa
mesquite
waake
be_dry
‘The mesquite is drying.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BE DRY Coding set Argument type
1 dry thing NP-nom S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(640)
‘Clothes can be dried.’
U
M applies to the causative version n
(281)
‘The sun dries the flowers (for someone).’
(283)
‘The sun does not dry well.’
U
N n
C
R y
C
M It only allows the applicative marker by using the waacha stem. y
(281)
‘The sun dries the flowers (for someone).’
U
N n
C
M applies to the transitive version y
(282)
‘The clothes are dry.’
C
R y
(641)
‘The clothes were dried.’
C
R y
(135)
‘Juan is drying the clothes.’
(281)
‘The sun dries the flowers (for someone).’
(282)
‘The clothes are dry.’
(283)
‘The sun does not dry well.’
C
y
C
N y