pakat

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(3)
Le xibpalo' tu paktah le xch'úupalo'.
le
DEM
xibpal-o'
boy-D2
t-u
PRFV-SBJ.3
pakat-ah
look-CMPL
le
DEM
xch'úupal-o'
girl-D2
‘The boy looked at the girl.’
(336)
Tíin paktikech.
táan
PROG
in
SBJ.1SG
pakat-ik-ech
look-INCMPL-ABS.2SG
‘I loook at you.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# LOOK AT Coding set Argument type
1 looker sbj.V A
2 looked at entity V.obj P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R paakat y
(107)
‘The boy is watching.’
(299)
‘I can't see.’
C
R y
(106)
‘The girl was looked at by the boy.’
C
R y
(300)
‘They are looking at each other in order to recognize each other.’
C
R y
(301)
‘He looked at himself in the mirror.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n