ts'ik

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(14)
Le wíiniko' tu ts'ikah u me'x.
le
DEM
wíinik-o'
man-D2
t-u
PRFV-SBJ.3
ts'ik-ah
shave-CMPL
u
POSS.3
me'x
beard
‘The man shaved his beard.’
(136)
Hwaane' tu ts'ikah Peedroh.
Hwaan-e'
John-TOP
t-u
PRFV-SBJ.3
ts'ik-ah
shave-CMPL
Peedroh
Peter
‘John shaved Peter.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SHAVE (a body part/person) Coding set Argument type
1 shaver (of body part) sbj.V A
2 shaved body part V.obj P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(135)
‘The man shaved (himself).’
C
R y
(137)
‘That person shaves (people).’
(324)
‘I shave.’
C
R y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M y
(201)
‘They shave each other.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
C
R y
U
R n