pix

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(48)
Le xch'úupo' tu pixah le xibpal yéetel teep'elo'.
le
DEM
xch'úup-o'
woman-D2
t-u
PRFV-SBJ.3
pix-ah
cover-CMPL
le
DEM
xibpal
boy
yéetel
with
teep'el-o'
blanket-D2
‘The woman covered the boy with a blanket.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COVER Coding set Argument type
1 coverer sbj.V A
2 covered thing V.obj P
3 cover yéetel+NP I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
N y
C
M y
C
R y
(204)
‘My corn plants cover with brush.’
C
R y
C
M physically impossible y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
U
N n