nyemak

Coding frame

Example

(31)
Anake muani ento nyemak pipise ento uli timpalne.
anak=e
person=DEF
muani
male
ento
that
nyemak
take
pipis=e
money=DEF
ento
that
uli
from
timpal=ne
friend=3POSS
‘The man took the money from his friend.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TAKE Coding set Argument type
1 taker Ø A
2 taken thing Ø P
3 taking source uli+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(133)
‘The money was taken by the man from his friend.’
C
R y
(179)
‘The money was taken by the man from his friend.’
C
R y
(206)
‘The money was taken.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(88)
‘The man took the money from his friend.’
C
y
C
y