haan

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This is an irregluar verb where neither the intransitive nor the transitive version are clearly basic. Here the intransitive stem will be taken as basic.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(127)
Le xibpalo' táan u haanal.
le
DEM
xibpal-o'
boy-D2
táan
PROG
u
SBJ.3
haan-al
eat-INCMPL
‘The boy is eating.’
(188)
Le ba'lche'o' ku haantik u báah.
le
DEM
ba'lche'-o'
animal-D2
k-u
IMPF-SBJ.3
haan-t-ik
eat-TRR-INCMPL
u
POSS.3
báah
self
‘That animal eats itself.’
(104)
Le ichche'o' ma' tu haanta'l.
le
DEM
ichche'-o'
fruit-D2
ma'
NEG
t-u
IMPF-SBJ.3
haan-t-a'l
eat-TRR-PASS.INCMPL
‘That fruit is not for eating.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# EAT Coding set Argument type
1 eater sbj.V S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N figurative y
C
N y
C
R The transitive is the extraversive of haan. y
(1)
‘The boy ate the plum.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n