maang

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(36)
Tiang makejang maang buku ke anake cenik cenik ento.
tiang
I
makejang
all
maang
give
buku
book
ke
to
anak=e
person=DEF
cenik
small
cenik
small
ento
that
‘We gave the books to the children.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GIVE Coding set Argument type
1 giver Ø A
2 gift Ø P
3 giving recipient ke+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(138)
‘The book was given to the children by her.’
C
R y
(184)
‘The book was given to the children by her.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(91)
‘Ketut gave the children the books.’
C
y
C
y