tabiʿa (تبع)

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A stem I verb

Coding frame

Example

(50)
Tabiʿa rraǧulu lbinta.
tabiʿa
follow.PRF.3SG.M
r-raǧul-u
ART-man.M-NOM
l-bint-a
ART-girl.F-ACC
‘The man followed the girl.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FOLLOW Coding set Argument type
1 follower V.subj NP-nom A
2 followee NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
y
C
R y
(51)
‘The police made a detective follow the terrorist.’
U
N n
C
R derived from stem I y
(52)
‘The events followed quickly one after another.’
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
(211)
‘The policeman requested the protester to follow him.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n