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Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(24)
Tu ya'laho'b teen ma'(il).
t-u
PRFV-SBJ.3
y-a'l-ah-o'b
0-say-CMPL-PL
teen
me
ma'-il
NEG-ABSTR
‘They said 'no' to me.’
(118)
Tu ya'laho'b teen k'áak'as t'aano'b.
t-u
PRFV-SBJ.3
y-a'l-ah-o'b
0-say-CMPL-PL
teen
me
k'áa-k'as
RED-bad
t'aan-o'b
word-PL
‘They sad bad words to me.’
(119)
Leti' tu ya'laho'b teen.
leti'
that.one
t-u
PRFV-SBJ.3
y-a'l-ah-o'b
0-say-CMPL-PL
teen
me
‘That (is what) they said to me.’
(303)
U paaklan k'ahóol u báaho'b le beetik ma' tu ya'liko'b mixba'l.
u
SBJ.3
paaklan
each.other
k'ahóol
know
u
POSS.3
báah-o'b
self-PL
le
DEM
beetik
makes
ma'
NEG
t-u
IMPF-SBJ.3
y-a'l-ik-o'b
0-say-INCMPL-PL
mixba'l
nothing
‘They know each other that is why they say nothing.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SAY Coding set Argument type
1 sayer sbj.V A
2 said content V.obj P
3 saying addressee ti'+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(117)
‘I was told 'no' by them.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
C
R y
(166)
‘They told each other how much they love each other.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n