ngisinin

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(44)
Anake luh ento ngisinin lumuree ento aji yeh.
anak=e
person=DEF
luh
female
ento
that
ngisinin
fill
lumure=e
glass=DEF
ento
that
aji
with
yeh
water
‘The girl filled the glass with water.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FILL Coding set Argument type
1 filler Ø A
2 filled container Ø P
3 filling material aji+NP I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(146)
‘The glass was filled with water by the woman.’
C
R y
(192)
‘The glass was filled with water by the woman.’
C
R y
(218)
‘The glass was filled.’
C
R y
(75)
‘The girl filled the glass with water.’
C
y
C
N it is already a locative construction y
C
N it is already a locative construction y
C
N it is already a locative construction y