ookol

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(335)
Kin wookolik teech le ba'lo'.
k-in
IMPF-SBJ.1SG
w-ookol-ik
0-steal-INCMPL
teech
you
le
DEM
ba'l-o'
thing-D2
‘I steal that thing from you.’
(359)
Tin woklah hunp'éel bisikleetah.
t-in
PRFV-SBJ.1.SG
w-okl-ah
0-steal-CMPL
hun-p'éel
one-CL.INAN
bisikleetah
bicycle
‘I stole a bike.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# STEAL Coding set Argument type
1 stealer sbj.V A
2 stolen thing V.obj P
3 stealing source ti'+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
C
N y
C
M y
(257)
‘I don't know who is stealing here.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
y
C
M The morphological form exists, but it has the same meaning and valency as the base. y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R This construction is much more natural than the ditransitive coding frame. y
(90)
‘The thief stole money from the lady.’
C
M y
U
M n
(360)
‘Let’s rob that person.’
(361)
‘I steal that thing from you.’