nka-teę

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/nka-u-teę/
CPL-CAUS-carry

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Examples

(235)
Ntuteęya yusę la to kelā lóʔō tzǫʔya.
nt-u-teę=ya
HAB-CAUS-get.carried=1PL.EXCL
yusę
sand
la
as.far.as
to
mouth
kelā
river
lóʔō
RN.with
tzǫʔ=ya
back=1PL.EXCL
‘We carried sand from the river with our backs.’
(236)
Niʔ kíʔyū nka-teę tza manzanā nanēʔ kweję.
niʔ
3SG.RSP
kíʔyū
male
nka-teę
CPL.CAUS-get.carried
tza
one
mantzanā
apple
nanēʔ
stomach
kweję
bag
‘The man carried the apple in the bag.’
(293)
Ntuteę na jiʔį̄ lóʔō itzǫʔ na.
nt-u-teę=na
HAB-CAUS-get.carried=1PL.INCL
jiʔį̄
RN(.3)
lóʔō
RN.with
itzǫʔ=na
back=1PL.INCL
‘We carry it with (on) our backs.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CARRY Coding set Argument type
1 carrier Ø A
2 carried thing jiʔį̄+NP P
3 carry instrument lóʔō+NP I

Alternations