nka-s-atą

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/nka-u-s-atą/
CPL-CAUS-TRN-peel
I imagine an optional instrument NP could be expressed, however, I can't find any examples with instruments.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(9)
Jwāá ná nkasatą jnā kwichīí jā cháku nūwá.
jwaā=V́
Juan=DEM
NEG
nka-s-atą
CPL.CAUS-TRN-peel(.3)
jiʔį̄
RN
na
ART
kwichī=V́
rabbit=DEM
CONJ
ch-áku
POT.ITRN-eat
nu
NOM
DEM
‘Juan did not skin the rabbit for it to be eaten.’
(134)
Jwāá ná jaʔą̄ kusatą lita.
jwaā=V́
Juan=DEM
NEG
jaʔą̄
want
k-u-s-atą
POT-CAUS-TRN-peel
lita
ear.of.corn
‘Juan does not want to shuck the corn.’
(250)
Nteyatą.
nte-y-atą
PRG-ITRN-peel(.3)
‘It is getting peeled.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# PEEL Coding set Argument type
1 peel causer Ø A
2 peeled object jiʔį̄+NP P
3 peeler lóʔō+NP I

Alternations