ngodot

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(30)
Anakeluh ento ngodot rotine ento aji tiuk mangan.
anak=e
person=DEF
luh
female
ento
that
ngodot
cut
roti=ne
bread=DEF
ento
that
aji
with
tiuk
knife
mangan
sharp
‘The woman cut the bread with a sharp knife.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CUT Coding set Argument type
1 cutter Ø A
2 cut thing Ø P
3 cutting instrument aji+NP I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(132)
‘The bread was cut by the womam with a sharp knife.’
C
R y
(178)
‘The bread was cut by the womam with a sharp knife.’
C
R y
(205)
‘The bread was cut.’
C
R y
(73)
‘The woman cut the bread with a sharp knife.’
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