tsikbal

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(19)
Le xch'úupalo' tsikbalnah yéetel le xibpalo' yo'lal u yaalak' peek'.
le
DEM
xch'úupal-o'
girl-D2
tsikbal-nah
talk-CMPL
yéetel
with
le
DEM
xibpal-o'
boy-D2
y-o'lal
0-reason
u
POSS.3
y-aalak'
0-CL.domestic
peek'
dog
‘The girl talked to the boy about her dog.’
(141)
Le xch'úupalo' táan u tsikbal.
le
DEM
xch'úupal-o'
girl-D2
táan
PROG
u
SBJ.3
tsikbal
talk
‘The girl is talking.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TALK Coding set Argument type
1 talker sbj.V S
2 talked to person yéetel+NP I
3 talked about content yóok'ol+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n