kax(an)t

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intr. basis is kaaxan.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(12)
Le wíiniko' táan u kaxtik le xch'úupo'bo'.
le
DEM
wíinik-o'
man-D2
táan
PROG
u
SBJ.3
kax-t-ik
search-TRR-INCMPL
le
DEM
xch'úup-o'b-o'
woman-PL-D2
‘The man is searching for the women.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEARCH FOR Coding set Argument type
1 searcher sbj.V A
2 searched for thing V.obj P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(131)
‘The women are sought by the man.’
C
N y
C
R kaxan y
(132)
‘I am searching.’
(304)
‘He got sick of searching.’
C
N y
C
M y
C
R y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
y
U
N n