k'aaba'int

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Literal meaning: 'A uses P as a name' -> 'A is called P'/'A heißt P'. There is no verb 'to name somebody something' in Yucatec.

Coding frame

Examples

(351)
Kin k'aaba'tik le he'la'.
k-in
IMPF-SBJ.1.SG
k'aaba'-t-ik
name-USAT-INCMPL
le
DEM
he'l-a'
PRSV-D1
‘I am called this.’
(116)
Le taatahtsilo'bo' tu ts'a'ho'b Ana u k'aaba'int u paal.
le
DEM
taatah-tsil-o'b-o'
father-ABSOL-PL-D2
t-u
PRFV-SBJ.3
ts'a'-ah-o'b
put/give-CMPL-PL
Ana
Anna
u
POSS.3
k'aaba'-int
name-USAT
u
POSS.3
paal
child
‘The parents named their child Anna.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BE NAMED Coding set Argument type
1 name carrier sbj.V A
2 name (intr.) V.obj P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n