cut

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(15)
Cut the onion with a sharp knife.
cut
cut
the
the
onion
onion
with
with
a
a
sharp
sharp
knife
knife
‘Cut the onion with a sharp knife.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CUT Coding set Argument type
1 cutter NP-nom V.subj A
2 cut thing NP-acc P
3 cutting instrument with+NP I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
N
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
(16)
‘She cut herself on the finger.’
C
N y
U
N n
U
M n
(20)
‘This material will cut nicely if handled properly.’
C
N y
U
R n
(17)
‘He cut his face while shaving.’
U
M n
(18)
‘A shard of glass cut his hand.’
U
R n
(19)
‘A good knife cuts well, offers a good grip, and isn't too heavy to hold.’
U
R n
(148)
‘She cut the meat into three pieces.’
U
M n
(421)
‘They cut at his attacker's throat.’