die

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(73)
He died when he was sixteen.
he
he
died
died
when
when
he
he
was
was
sixteen
sixteen
‘He died when he was sixteen.’
(74)
He almost died in the flood waters.
he
he
almost
almost
died
died
in
in
the
the
flood
flood
waters
waters
‘He almost died in the flood waters.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DIE Coding set Argument type
1 dieer NP-nom V.subj S

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
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
U
N n
U
N n
U
M n
(75)
‘My computer died on me.’