k'áat (2)

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k'áat2 is probably derived from k'áat1 by extraversion; but it is totally lexicalized.

Coding frame

Example

(21)
Le xibpalo' tu k'áatah taak'in ti' u taataho'b.
le
DEM
xibpal-o'
boy-D2
t-u
PRFV-SBJ.3
k'áat-ah
ask-CMPL
taak'in
money
ti'
LOC
u
POSS.3
taatah-o'b
father-PL
‘The boy asked his parents for money.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# ASK FOR Coding set Argument type
1 asker sbj.V A
2 requested thing V.obj P
3 askee ti'+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
N y
C
R y
(143)
‘The boy always demands.’
C
N y
C
R y
(164)
‘I ask myself if I really love her.’
C
R y
(144)
‘My parents ask each other for money.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
y
C
y
U
N n