nguek

Coding frame

Example

(32)
Anake luh ento nguek halaman uli bukune ento.
anak=e
person=DEF
luh
female
ento
that
nguek
tear
halaman
page
uli
from
buku=ne
book=DEF
ento
that
‘The girl tore a page from the book.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TEAR Coding set Argument type
1 tearer Ø A
2 torn thing Ø P
3 tearing source uli+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(134)
‘The page of the book was torn by the woman.’
C
R y
(180)
‘The page of the book was torn by the woman.’
C
R y
(207)
‘The page of the book was torn (by the woman).’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y