nkā-lúū

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/nka-u-lúū/
CPL-CAUS-get.dug
The intransitive stem (ex. 260) is the root and not the result of any derivation. This transitive form is the derived one.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(207)
Nka-lúū.
nka-lúū
CPL.CAUS-get.dug(.3)
‘They dug it.’
(208)
Tāká kixę̄ʔ tāká kee tāká xī nkālúū tyā yuu.
tāká
ADJ.be
kixę̄ʔ
herb
tāká
ADJ.be
kee
rock
tāká
ADJ.be
NOM.LOC
nkā-lúū
CPL.CAUS-get.dug
tyáā
water
yuu
earth
‘There are weeds, there are rocks, there are places where the water has eroded the ground.’
(209)
Jwaā yalúū koǫ kakuna lāká.
jwaā
Juan
y-a-lúū
CPL-go.NBASE.CAUS-get.dug
koǫ
tuber
k-aku=na
POT-eat=1PL.INCL
lāká
yesterday
‘Juan went to dig up tubers, so we could eat yesterday.’
(260)
Nkū-lúū.
nku-lúū
CPL-get.dug
‘It got dug.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DIG Coding set Argument type
1 digger Ø A
2 dug up thing jiʔį̄+NP P

Alternations