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M/ + /koriŋ/ [ŋ'korikŋ] ‘ST-dry’ (Boutin. To appear). , (7)). The position and the shape of this inflectional morpheme is conditioned by the lexical semantics of the verb and phonological shape of the stem to which it attaches (Boutin 2009). , (5) and (10)). g. (8)). As seen in table 4, is realized as a prefix /n/ before achievement stems beginning with a vowel or an alveolar consonant, and as a prefix /i/ otherwise. If the first vowel in activity or accomplishment verb stems is /i/, then is infixed as /in/ after the initial consonant of the stem; otherwise, is infixed as /i/ after the initial consonant of the stem (cf.

Internal experience statives contrast with attributive statives. The attributive stative ma-ramig ‘ST-cold’ in (10) emphasizes the stimulus and is used to describe something as being ‘cold to touch’, whereas the internal experience stative rimig-adn ‘cold-INTEXP’ in (12) emphasizes the experiencer and is used to describe someone as ‘feeling cold’ (cf. ). (12) Rimig-adn ou na. ’ States are static situations with no activity. 15 For example, the generic logical structure for accomplishment verbs which are derived from underlying attributive statives is shown in (13a).

1 Aktionsart classes In RRG, predicates are classified according to a universal four-way semantic distinction between: (1) states, (2) accomplishments, (3) achievements, and (4) activities. These four Aktionsart classes correspond to major verb classes which are encoded in the verbal morphology of Bonggi. States are static situations with no activity as in (5). ’ Accomplishments are nonpunctual changes of state which have an endpoint as in (6). ’ Achievements are punctual changes of state which have an endpoint as in (7).

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