y-ukwęʔ

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There is also a verb nkay-ukwęʔ that is glossed as 'to smell it', but I have no example sentences yet.

Coding frame

Example

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Na jnēʔé ntukwęʔ xī nchaa na kwinaʔá.
na
ART
jnēʔ=V́
dog=DEM
nt-ukwęʔ
HAB-smell(.3)
NOM.LOC
nch-aa
PRG-go.NBASE
na
ART
kwinaʔ=V́
deer=DEM
‘The dog smells where the deer is going.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SMELL Coding set Argument type
1 smeller Ø A
2 smelled entity jiʔį̄+NP P

Alternations