nkw-é-kwaą̄

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nkwi-é-kwaą̄
CPL-AUX.come.down-high
This is another case where it would be pretty rare to get a locational NP (only in elicited examples).

Coding frame

Examples

(210)
Jā nu ntekwaą̄ niʔ ntekwaą̄ niʔ ntekwaą̄ niʔ nkweʔeteʔę niʔ tyākwę́.
CONJ
nu
NOM
nt-e-kwaą̄
HAB-AUX-high
niʔ
3SG.RSP
nt-e-kwaą̄
HAB-AUX-high
niʔ
3SG.RSP
nt-e-kwaą̄
HAB-AUX-high
niʔ
3SG.RSP
nkw-eʔe-teʔę
CPL-go.down-be.at
niʔ
3SG.RSP
tyākwę́
path
‘And he jumped and jumped and jumped and fell down to the path.’
(212)
Ntekékwą̄ na nkwítząá nto yuú.
ntē-k-é-kwaą̄
PRG-POT-AUX-high
na
ART
nkwítzą=V́
child=DEM
ntoo
face
yuu=V́
earth=DEM
‘The child is jumping on the ground.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# JUMP Coding set Argument type
1 jumper Ø S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
R The auxiliary that is part of the main verb is different than in the intransitive form. y
(211)
‘They made the child jump.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y