chak'

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The verb is used exclusively in the collocation chak' POSS ich 'blink one's eye'.

Coding frame

Example

(284)
Le xch'uupalo' tu chak'ah teen u yich.
le
DEM
xch'úupal-o'
girl-D2
t-u
PRFV-SBJ.3
chak'-ah
blink-CMPL
teen
me
u
POSS.3
y-ich
0-eye
‘The girl blinked at me.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BLINK Coding set Argument type
1 blinker sbj.V S
2 winked at person ti'+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
C
N y
C
R y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(53)
‘I blinked.’
(207)
‘I blink at the girl.’
U
N n