ngirimang

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(37)
Anake luh ento ngirimang bunga ke dadongne.
anak=e
person=DEF
luh
female
ento
that
ngirimang
send
bunga
flower
ke
to
dadong=ne
grandmother=3POSS
‘The girld sent flowers to her grandmother.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEND Coding set Argument type
1 sender Ø A
2 sent thing Ø P
3 sending recipient ke+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(139)
‘The flowers were sent to her grandmother by the girl.’
C
R y
(185)
‘The flowers were sent to her grandmother by the girl.’
C
R y
(211)
‘The flowers were sent.’
C
N it is already a causative construction y
C
N it is already a causative construction y
C
R y
(92)
‘The girl sent her grandmother flowers.’
C
y
C
y