ngomongin

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(18)
Anake luh ento ngomongin anak muani cenik ento unduk cicingne.
anak=e
person=DEF
luh
female
ento
that
ngomongin
talk.to
anak
person
muani
male
cenik
small
ento
that
unduk
about
cicing=ne
dog=3POSS
‘The girl talked to the boy about her dog.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TALK Coding set Argument type
1 talker Ø A
2 talked to person Ø P
3 talked about content unduk+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(121)
‘The boy was told about her dog by the girl.’
C
R y
(166)
‘The boy was told about her dog by the girl.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N 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