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This is the (morphologically irregular) causative of bin 'go'.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(40)
Le wíiniko'bo' tu bisaho'b le máabeno'b (ti') k'íiwiko'.
le
DEM
wíinik-o'b-o'
man-PL-D2
t-u
PRFV-SBJ.3
bis-ah-o'b
carry-CMPL-PL
le
DEM
máaben-o'b
box-PL
ti'
LOC
k'íiwik-o'
market-D2
‘The men carried the boxes to the market.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CARRY Coding set Argument type
1 carrier sbj.V A
2 carried thing V.obj P
3 carrying goal LOC L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N idiomatic y
C
M idiomatic y
(178)
‘We get along with each other.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n