call

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(244)
They called the baby Anna.
they
they
called
called
the
the
baby
baby
Anna
Anna
‘They called the baby Anna.’
(245)
They called him a fool.
they
they
called
called
him
him
a
a
fool
fool
‘They called him a fool.’
(246)
The children used to call me Uncle.
the
the
children
children
used
used
to
to
call
call
me
me
Uncle
Uncle
‘The children used to call me Uncle.’
(247)
This place is called Armidale.
this
this
place
place
is
is
called
called
Armidale
Armidale
‘This place is called Armidale.’
(248)
In German it's called 'das Auto', in English it's a 'car'.
in
in
German
German
it
it
is
is
called
called
das
das
Auto
Auto
in
in
English
English
it
it
is
is
a
a
car
car
‘In German it's called 'das Auto', in English it's a 'car'.’
(249)
Some call it ganja, some call it weed, some call it marijuana.
some
some
call
call
it
it
ganja
ganja
some
some
call
call
it
it
weed
weed
some
some
call
call
it
it
marijuana
marijuana
‘Some call it ganja, some call it weed, some call it marijuana.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# NAME Coding set Argument type
1 namer NP-nom V.subj A
2 namee NP-acc P
3 name Ø X

Alternations

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N y
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C
N y
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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
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U
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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
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N n
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N n
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N y
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