ngentungang

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(39)
Anake muani cenik ento ngentungang bola ke jendelane ento.
anak=e
person=DEF
muani
male
cenik
small
ento
that
ngentungang
throw
bola
ball
ke
to
jendela=ne
window=DEF
ento
that
‘The boy threw the ball to the window.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# THROW Coding set Argument type
1 thrower Ø A
2 thrown thing Ø P
3 throwing goal ke+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(141)
‘The ball was thrown to the window by the boy.’
C
R y
(187)
‘The ball was thrown to the window by the boy.’
C
R y
(213)
‘The ball was thrown.’
C
N it is already a causative construction y
C
N it is already a causative construction y
C
y
C
R y
(93)
‘The boy threw the ball into the window.’
C
y