y-a-la-saʔą

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/y-a-la-saʔą/
CPL-go.NBASE-ADJ-be.attached
The meaning 'follow' is given by the adjective
la-saʔą. It needs an auxiliary, and several motion verbs can be used as auxiliaries.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: VV

Examples

(152)
Lyakwā nijyąlasaʔąūʔ jyą́ʔ?
lyakwā
why
nijyą-la-saʔą=ūʔ
come.NBASE-ADJ-be.attached=3PL
jiʔį̄=ą̄ʔ
RN=1SG
‘Why are they following me?’
(157)
Ná nīkwę̄ tu nāáʔ ntákwēę̄ʔ kyaʔa jā jiʔį́ tyaʔą-la-saʔą tza liya nu tāá.
NEG
nīkwę̄
POT.say.2SG
tu
IRR
nāáʔ
1SG
n-tákwī=ą̄ʔ
STAT-be.hanging=1SG
kyaʔa
guilt
CONJ
jiʔį́
RN.2SG
tyaʔą-la-saʔą
POT.go.around-ADJ-be.attached(.3)
tza
one
liya
time
nu
NOM
tāá
POT.give(.3)
‘Don't say that it is my fault if he goes after you once he gives it to you.’
(175)
Yalasaʔą kíʔyūú jį̄ kūnáʔa=V́.
y-a-la-saʔą
CPL-go.NBASE-ADJ-be.attached
kíʔyū=V́
male=DEM
jiʔį̄
RN
kūnáʔa=V́
female=DEM
‘The man followed the woman.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FOLLOW Coding set Argument type
1 follower Ø A
2 followee jiʔį̄+NP P

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