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corpus frequencies:
3471/1170/0 (basic/middle/causative)
tear or tear off

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(23)
Aʁǯikə gɾkʰicʰ eǯə patrecʰ.
aʁǯik-ə
girl-def
gɾkʰ-icʰ
book-abl
eǯ-ə
page-def
patr-ecʰ
tear-aor.3sg
‘The girl tore the page from the book.’
(81)
Jes zgests patrecʰi.
jes
I.nom
zgest-s
clothes-1sg.poss
patr-ecʰ-i
tear-aor-1sg
‘I tore up my clothes.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TEAR Coding set Argument type
1 tearer NP-nom V.subj A
2 torn thing NP-nomdat P
3 tearing source NP-abl X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
U
R n
(21)
‘The girl tore the page from the book.’
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n