balak't

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Formally extraversive, but semantically causative of balak'.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(218)
Kin balak'tik le boolaho'.
k-in
IMPF-SBJ.1SG
balak'-t-ik
roll-TRR-INCMPL
le
DEM
boolah-o'
ball-D2
‘I roll the ball.’
(230)
Kin balak'tik le nuxi' che'a'.
k-in
IMPF-SBJ.1SG
balak'-t-ik
roll-TRR-INCMPL
le
DEM
nuxib
old
che'-a'
wood-D1
‘I am rolling this big tree.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# ROLL (tr) Coding set Argument type
1 roller (tr) sbj.V A
2 rolling thing (tr) V.obj P
3 rolling location (tr) LOC L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(231)
‘He/she/it was rolled down there.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M y
(232)
‘They roll each other.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
M y
U
N n