Example 11 of Modern Standard Arabic

Example Verb meaning Example of...
(11)
قتل الولد الحية بالعصا
Qatala lwaladu lḥayyata bi-lʿaṣâi.
qatala
kill.PRF.3SG.M
l-walad-u
ART-boy.M-NOM
l-ḥayyat-a
ART-snake.F-ACC
bi-l-ʿaṣâ-i
with-ART-stick.F-GEN
‘The boy killed the snake with the stick.’
KILL a Coding frame:
V.subj[1] 1-nom 2-acc (bi+3)