nkay-ū-kéʔ

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/nkay-u-ākéʔ/
CPL-CAUS-get.cooked

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(130)
"Nkāyūkéʔ tīké ntē nī" nakwęūʔ jį̄ nyáʔaūʔ "jā kakuna."
nkāy-ū-kéʔ
CPL-CAUS-get.cooked
tīké
liver
ntē
DEM
now
nakwę=ūʔ
say=3PL
jiʔį̄
RN
nyáʔa=ūʔ
mother=3PL
CONJ
k-aku=na
POT-eat=1PL.INCL
‘"Cook this liver", they told their mother, "so that we may eat."’
(249)
Mariyā nteyūkéʔ súkwā lóʔō na ketǫʔó.
mariyā
María
ntey-ū-kéʔ
PRG-CAUS-get.cooked
súkwā
food
lóʔō
RN.with
na
ART
ketǫʔ=V́
pot=DEM
‘María is cooking the food in the pot.’
(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.’
(166)
Tyúʔu na kiiʔí jnā ketǫʔó jā ta nkūkéʔ na súkwā.
tyúʔu
POT.leave
na
ART
kiiʔ=V́
fire=DEM
jiʔį̄
RN
na
ART
ketǫʔ=V́
pot=DEM
CONJ
ta
already
nkū-kéʔ
CPL-get.cooked
na
ART
súkwā
food
‘The fire is going to be taken from the pot because the food is done cooking.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COOK Coding set Argument type
1 cooker Ø A
2 cooked food jiʔį̄+NP P
3 cooking instrument lóʔō+NP I

Alternations