tikin

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(79)
Tikin le lu'mo'.
tikin
dry
le
DEM
lu'm-o'
earth-D2
‘The ground is dry.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BE DRY Coding set Argument type
1 dry thing sbj.V S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
R no semantic diff. to extrav. y
(306)
‘I dried the pumpkin seed.’
(308)
‘I dried the corn.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
C
M y
C
N see causative y
C
R y
(326)
‘The ground is getting dry.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n