nuruhang

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(42)
Anake muani ento nuruhang yeh ke lumure ento.
anak=e
person=DEF
muani
male
ento
that
nuruhang
pour
yeh
water
ke
to
lumur=e
glass=DEF
ento
that
‘The man poured water into the glass.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# POUR Coding set Argument type
1 pourer Ø A
2 poured substance Ø P
3 pouring goal ke+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(144)
‘The water was poured into the glass by that man.’
C
R y
(190)
‘The water was poured into the glass by that man.’
C
R y
(216)
‘The water was poured.’
C
N it is already a causative construction y
C
N it is already a causative construction y
C
y
C
R y
(96)
‘The man poured the water into the glass.’
C
y