nguris

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(14)
Anake muani ento nguris jenggotne.
anak=e
person=DEF
muani
male
ento
that
nguris
shave
jenggot=ne
beard=3POSS
‘The man shaved his beard.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SHAVE (a body part/person) Coding set Argument type
1 shaver (of body part) Ø A
2 shaved body part Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(118)
‘His beard was shaved by that man.’
C
R y
(163)
‘His beard was shaved by that man.’
C
R y
(202)
‘His beard was shaved.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y