climb

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(31)
I climbed {up/down/over/in}.
I
I
climbed
climbed
{up/down/over/in}
{up/down/over/in}
‘I climbed up/down/over/in.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CLIMB Coding set Argument type
1 climber NP-nom V.subj S
2 climbing goal LOC L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
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
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
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
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
R Usually with a durational or extent phrase (or with repetition, e.g. We climbed and climbed). Implies climbing a mountain or the like; would be odd to use this talking about climbing trees. n
(29)
‘They climbed for hours.’
(30)
‘We climbed ten kilometres.’
U
N n
U
R n
(28)
‘The boy climbed the tree.’
(413)
‘He climbed the fence.’