áant

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(15)
Tin wáantah le xibpalo'bo'.
t-in
PRFV-SBJ.1SG
w-áant-ah
0-help-CMPL
le
DEM
xibpal-o'b-o'
boy-PL-D2
‘I helped the boys.’
(203)
Áant a báah ka áanta'kech tumen yúum k'uh.
áant
help
a
POSS.2
báah
self
káa
CONJ
áant-a'k-ech
help-SUBJ.PASS-ABS.2SG
tumen
by
yúum
lord
k'uh
god
‘Help yourself, then god will help you.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HELP Coding set Argument type
1 helper sbj.V A
2 helpee V.obj P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(138)
‘The boys were helped by me.’
C
R y
(139)
‘This person helps.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
M y
(203)
‘Help yourself, then god will help you.’
C
R y
(202)
‘The persons help each other.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n