hit

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(129)
The boy hit the snake with a stick.
the
the
boy
boy
hit
hit
the
the
snake
snake
with
with
a
a
stick
stick
‘The boy hit the snake with a stick.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HIT Coding set Argument type
1 hitter NP-nom V.subj A
2 hittee NP-acc P
3 hitting instrument with+NP I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
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
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
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
(130)
‘He hit him in the face.’
C
R y
(131)
‘I hit myself on the head.’
U
R n
(132)
‘I hit my head on the roof.’
U
M n
(133)
‘He hit wildly at the snake.’
U
R n
(134)
‘He hit the stick against the fence.’
U
R n
(135)
‘This racquet doesn't hit properly. If you tighten the strings it will hit better.’
U
N n