kíins

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causative to kíim

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(27)
Le wíiniko' tu kíinsah u k'uxóolal yéetel báat.
le
DEM
wíinik-o'
man-D2
t-u
PRFV-SBJ.3
kíim-s-ah
die-CAUS-CMPL
u
POSS.3
k'uxóolal
enemy
yéetel
with
báat
axe
‘The man killed his enemy with an axe.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# KILL Coding set Argument type
1 killer sbj.V A
2 killee V.obj P
3 killing instrument yéetel+NP I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(150)
‘The enemy was killed by the man with an axe.’
(221)
‘A deer was killed in the woods.’
C
N y
C
R y
C
N y
C
R y
(168)
‘Their chef killed himself.’
C
R y
(167)
‘They killed each other.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n