beet

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(25)
Le wíiniko'bo' tu beetaho'b hump'éel xa'nil nah.
le
DEM
wíinik-o'b-o'
man-PL-D2
t-u
PRFV-SBJ.3
beet-ah-o'b
do-CMPL-PL
hun-p'éel
one-CL.INAN
xa'n-il
palm-REL
nah
house
‘The men built a house out of palm leaves.’
(99)
Le xibpalo' tu beetah hump'éel baaxal yéetel k'at.
le
DEM
xibpal-o'
boy-D2
t-u
PRFV-SBJ.3
beet-ah
do-CMPL
hun-p'éel
one-CL.INAN
baaxal
toy
yéetel
with
k'at
clay
‘The boy made a toy from clay.’

Verb meanings , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BUILD MAKE Coding set Argument type
1 builder maker sbj.V A
2 built thing made thing V.obj P
3 building material making material yéetel+NP I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(277)
‘The house was built out of palm leaves because it is really hot.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M idiomatic y
(278)
‘Don't pretend not to know it.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n