y-una (2)

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/y-una/
CPL-hear

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(120)
Ntāáūʔ ītzáʔ ntunaą maxi ná nkānaʔaą̄ʔ jį̄ ná yujweę̄ʔ jiʔį̄ ná yalaʔą̄ʔ jį̄.
n-tāá=ūʔ
HAB-give=3PL
ītzáʔ
word
nt-una=ą
HAB-hear=1PL.INCL
maxi
CONJ
NEG
nkā-naʔa=ą̄ʔ
CPL-see=1SG
jiʔį̄
RN(.3)
NEG
y-u-jwi=ą̄ʔ
CPL-CAUS-die=1SG
jiʔį̄
RN(.3)
NEG
y-alaʔ=ą̄ʔ
CPL-touch=1SG
jiʔį̄
RN(.3)
‘They talk about it and we listen, but I never saw it, I never killed it, I never touched it.’
(285)
Saʔne yunaą̄ʔ jiʔį̄.
saʔne
long.ago
y-una=ą̄ʔ
CPL-hear=1SG
jiʔį̄
RN(.3)
‘Long ago I heard it.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HEAR Coding set Argument type
1 hearer Ø A
2 heard sound jiʔį̄+NP P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
R used to mean 'understand' as well as 'hear' n
(245)
‘I didn't understand, but I think I now understand.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y