Example 72 of Modern Standard Arabic

Example Verb meaning Example of...
(72)
ضرب الولد الحية بالعصى
Ḍaraba lwaladu lḥayyata bilʿaṣâi.
ḍaraba
beat.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 beat the snake with the stick .’
BEAT a Coding frame:
V.subj[1] 1-nom 2-acc (bi+3)