ngedengang

Coding frame

Complex Verb form

Example

(35)
Anake luh luh ento ngedengang gamabaran ke gurune.
anak=e
person=DEF
luh
female
luh
female
ento
that
ngedengang
show
gamabaran
picture
ke
to
guru=ne
teacher=3POSS
‘The girls showed the picture to their teacher.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SHOW Coding set Argument type
1 shower Ø A
2 shown thing Ø P
3 showing addressee ke+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(137)
‘The picture was shown by the girl to her teacher.’
C
R y
(183)
‘The picture was shown by the girl to her teacher.’
C
R y
(210)
‘The picture was shown.’
C
N it is already a causative construction y
C
N it is already a causative construction y
C
R y
(90)
‘The girls showed their teacher a picture.’
C
y
C
y