nkā-xūʔú

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/nka-u-xūʔú/
CPL-CAUS-cut

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(123)
Nkāxūʔú na nkwítząá jnā chajlyāá lóʔō kuchilū.
nkā-xūʔú
CPL.CAUS-get.cut
na
ART
nkwítzą=V́
child=DEM
jiʔį̄
RN
na
ART
cha-jlyā=V́
tortilla-Castille=DEM
lóʔō
RN.with
kuchilū
knife
‘The child cut the bread with the knife.’
(125)
Ta nkāxūʔúūʔ jnā ya nkítā tī niī.
ta
already
nkā-xūʔú=ūʔ
CPL.CAUS-get.cut=3NSPEC
jiʔį̄
RN
na
ART
ya
CLF.wood
nkítā
elephant.ear
EMPH
niī
now
‘They have cut the elephant's ear tree now.’
(126)
Ntūxūʔúya kixę̄ʔ wī ntūtūkwáya ntzukwāʔ.
nt-ū-xūʔú=ya
HAB-CAUS-get.cut=1PL.EXCL
kixę̄ʔ
herb
and
nt-ū-tūkwá=ya
HAB-CAUS-be.inside=1PL.EXCL
ntzukwāʔ
maize
‘We used to cut the weeds and we would plant the corn.’
(129)
Jwāá ntēxūʔú yane na kwetuú jā kākéʔ.
jwaā=V́
Juan=DEM
ntē-xūʔú
PRG.CAUS-get.cut
yane
neck
na
ART
kwetu=V́
chicken=DEM
CONJ
k-ākéʔ
POT-get.cooked
‘Juan is cutting the chicken's neck so that it can be cooked.’
(124)
Nkūxūʔú na cha-jlyāá lóʔō na kuchilūú.
nkū-xūʔú
CPL-get.cut
na
ART
cha-jlyā=V́
tortilla-Castille=DEM
lóʔō
RN.with
na
ART
kuchilū=V́
knife=DEM
‘The bread was cut with the knife.’
(127)
Nkūxūʔú nu kíʔyū lóʔō ximaxtyī.
nkū-xūʔú
CPL-get.cut
nu
NOM
kíʔyū
male
lóʔō
RN.with
xi-maxtyī
POSS-machete
‘The man cut himself with his machete (by accident).’
(128)
Nkūxūʔú túkwa seʔę yaāʔ.
nkū-xūʔú
CPL-get.cut
túkwa
two
seʔę
place
yaāʔ
hand(.3)
‘He got cut in two places on his hand.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CUT Coding set Argument type
1 cutter Ø A
2 cut thing jiʔį̄+NP P
3 cutting instrument lóʔō+NP I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N The examples here show the intransitive. y
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y