y-utzę

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/y-utzę/
CPL-fear
This verb, FEAR, can be causativized to mean FRIGHTEN.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(63)
Yutzę na nkwítzą kíʔyūú jiʔį̄ niʔ kíʔyūú.
y-utzę
CPL-fear
na
ART
nkwítzą
child
kíʔyū=V́
male=DEM
jiʔį̄
RN
niʔ
3SG.RSP
kíʔyū=V́
male=DEM
‘The boy feared the man.’
(232)
Tala tutzęyu tatīyá telā.
tala
always
t-utzę=yu
ADJ-fear=3SG.M
tatīyá
every
telā
night
‘He is always afraid every night.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FEAR Coding set Argument type
1 fearer Ø A
2 fear stimulus jiʔį̄+NP P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R Means 'to be afraid'. n
(65)
‘As it was nighttime and in the forest, therefore the person was afraid.’
(270)
‘"Do not be frightened", he said.’
(273)
‘Don't be afraid.’
C
R y
(67)
‘"Why does it scare you?", the sun asked his mother.’
(118)
‘My dreams about people hitting me with a stick are frightening me.’
(180)
‘Then, with the stick that he had in his hand, he was scaring the flies that flew also, that one.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y