sing

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(124)
She sings beautifully.
she
she
sings
sings
beautifully
beautifully
‘She sings beautifully.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SING Coding set Argument type
1 singer 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
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
U
R n
(123)
‘The boy sang a song.’
(448)
‘I hate singing hymns.’
U
N n
U
M n
(447)
‘He only ever sings about girls.’