cover

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(167)
The woman covered her son with a blanket.
the
the
woman
woman
covered
covered
her
her
son
son
with
with
a
a
blanket
blanket
‘The woman covered her son with a blanket.’
(170)
I covered my eyes with my hands.
I
I
covered
covered
my
my
eyes
eyes
with
with
my
my
hands
hands
‘I covered my eyes with my hands.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COVER Coding set Argument type
1 coverer NP-nom V.subj A
2 covered thing NP-acc P
3 cover with+NP I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
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
(454)
‘The veil covered her face completely.’
U
R n
(168)
‘Snow covered the ground.’
(169)
‘Her face was covered with freckles.’