xot

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(30)
Le ko'lelo' tu xotah le waah yéetel xoteb hach yaan u yeho'.
le
DEM
ko'lel-o'
woman-D2
t-u
PRFV-SBJ.3
xot-ah
cut-CMPL
le
DEM
waah
tortilla
yéetel
with
xotéeb
knife
hach
really
yaan
EXIST
u
POSS.3
y-eh-o'
0-edge-D2
‘The woman cut the tortilla with a sharp knife.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CUT Coding set Argument type
1 cutter sbj.V A
2 cut thing V.obj P
3 cutting instrument yéetel+NP I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
N y
C
R y
(315)
‘The leaves of the grass cut .’
C
N y
C
R y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M y
U
N n