ngaba

Coding frame

Example

(38)
Anake muani muani ento ngaba kotake ento ke peken.
anak=e
person=DEF
muani
male
muani
male
ento
that
ngaba
bring
kotak=e
box=DEF
ento
that
ke
to
peken
market
‘The men brought the box to the market.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CARRY Coding set Argument type
1 carrier Ø A
2 carried thing Ø P
3 carrying goal ke+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(140)
‘The boxes were brought to the market by the men.’
C
R y
(186)
‘The boxes were brought to the market by the men.’
C
R y
(212)
‘The boxes were brought.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y