nk-y-uʔu-xiiʔ

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/nk-y-uʔu-xiiʔ/
CPL-ITRN-be.inside-side
There is no difference in meaning that I know of between the two HUG verbs.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(148)
Ná ʔnē tī laaʔ nu tyōǭ chuʔuxīīʔ tī yaka wala ntoǫ mītą́ʔ.
NEG
ʔnē
do.2SG
EMPH
laaʔ
like.so
nu
NOM
tyōǭ
POT.be.standing
ch-uʔu-xīīʔ
POT.ITRN-be.inside-side.2SG
EMPH
yaka
wood
wala
where
n-toǫ
STAT-be.standing
mītą́ʔ
house.post
‘Do not do that, that standing there and hugging the logs where the support posts are.’
(149)
Tzoʔō k-a ch-uʔu-xiiʔ=ą̄ʔ jiʔį̄ nt-ii=ą̄ʔ.
tzoʔō
good
k-a
POT-be
ch-uʔu-xiiʔ=ą̄ʔ
POT.ITRN-be.inside-side=1SG
jiʔį̄
RN(.3)
nt-ii=ą̄ʔ
HAB-feel=1SG
‘I think it would be good to hug her.’
(150)
Nchuʔuxiiʔ jį̄chúʔ ntaku tuʔwachūʔ.
n-ch-uʔu-xiiʔ
HAB-ITRN-be.inside-side
jiʔį̄=chūʔ
RN=3SG.F
nt-aku
HAB-eat(.3)
tuʔwa=chūʔ
mouth=3SG.F
‘He hugs her and kisses her lips.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HUG Coding set Argument type
1 hugger Ø A
2 huggee jiʔį̄+NP P

Alternations