nku-jwi (1)

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/nku-aji/
CPL-die

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(51)
Nkujwi tą̄ na kwīchíiʔ nakwę lēʔ lēʔ telā wiʔ nkujwi tą̄ nyatę̄eʔ.
nku-jwi
CPL-die
EMPH
na
ART
na
ART
kwīchí=Vʔ
jaguar=DEM
nakwę
say(.3)
lēʔ
then
lēʔ
then
telā
night
wiʔ
DEM
nku-jwi
CPL-die
EMPH
na
ART
nyatę̄=Vʔ
person=DEM
‘The jaguar died, they say, and then that night the person died.’
(52)
Nteyaja nu chu nkaā wiskā.
ntey-aja
PRG-die
nu
NOM
chu
NOM.HUM
n-kaā
CPL-be
wiskā
churchwarden
‘Those who were churchwardens are dying.’
(53)
Nkujwi niʔ kíʔyūú.
nku-jwi
CPL-die
niʔ
3SG.RSP
kíʔyū=V́
male=DEM
‘The man died.’
(54)
Na kwénāá nkujwi lóʔō na ya látīí.
na
ART
kwénā=V́
snake=DEM
nku-jwi
CPL-die
lóʔō
RN.with
na
ART
ya
CLF.wood
látī=V́
thin=DEM
‘The snake died by stick.’
(167)
Kutza nkaʔne jyą́ʔ nkū-túʔu lyātá ná tula ʔne=ą̄ʔ chaa=ą̄ʔ jā k-aja=ą̄ʔ xī tāká=ą̄ʔ.
kutza
difficult
nka-ʔne
CPL-do
jiʔį̄=ą̄ʔ
RN=1SG
nkū-túʔu
CPL-leave
lyātá
ditch
NEG
tula
what
ʔne=ą̄ʔ
POT.do=1SG
chaa=ą̄ʔ
POT.go.BASE=1SG
CONJ
k-aja=ą̄ʔ
POT-die=1SG
NOM.LOC
tāká=ą̄ʔ
ADJ.be=1SG
‘It was difficult for me to make my ditch (for the ditch to come out), but there is nothing for me to do. I better just go, so I may die in my own land (where I live).’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DIE Coding set Argument type
1 dieer Ø S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(48)
‘Let's look for someone who will kill that one (snake) and who will look for, you see, what we are going to do.’
(120)
‘They talk about it and we listen, but I never saw it, I never killed it, I never touched it.’
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y