ʾarsala (أرسل)

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A stem IV verb

Coding frame

Examples

(89)
ʾArsalat albintu lkitāba ʾilâ lmuʿallimi.
ʾarsala.t
send.IV.PRF.3SG.F
al-bint-u
ART-girl.F-NOM
l-kitāb-a
ART-book.M-ACC
ʾilâ
to
l-muʿallim-i
ART-teacher.M-GEN
‘The girl sent the book to the teacher.’
(90)
Tarāsala lwaladu waṣṣadīqatahu siran.
tarāsala
correspond.VI.RECP.PRF.3SG.M
l-walad-u
ART-boy.M-NOM
wa-ṣ-ṣadīqat-a-hu
and-ART-friend.F-ACC-3SG.M
sir-an
secret.M-ACC.IDEF
‘The boy and his girlfriend were corresponding with each other secretly.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEND Coding set Argument type
1 sender V.subj NP-nom A
2 sent thing NP-acc P
3 sending recipient ʾilâ+NP X

Alternations