Example 29 of Modern Standard Arabic

Example Verb meaning Example of...
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أنزلق رأسي على كتفها وشممت رائحة السترة الصوفية البيضاء
Inzalaqa raʾsī ʿalâ katifihā wašamamtu rāʾihata ssutrati ṣṣūfīyati lbayḍāʾ.
inzalaqa
slip.PRF.3SG.M
raʾs-ī
head.M-1SG.NOM
ʿalâ
on
katif-i-hā
shoulder.M-GEN-3SG.F
wa-šamamtu
and-smell.PRF.1SG
rāʾihat-a
smell.F-ACC
s-sutrat-i
ART-jacket.F-GEN
ṣ-ṣūfīy-at-i
ART-wool-F-GEN
l-bayḍāʾ
ART-white.F.GEN
‘My head slipped on her shoulder and I smelled the white woollen jacket.’
SMELL a Coding frame:
V.subj[1] 1-nom 2-acc