sit

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(271)
The children sat on the floor.
the
the
children
children
sat
sat
on
on
the
the
floor
floor
‘The children sat on the floor.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SIT Coding set Argument type
1 sitter NP-nom V.subj S
2 sitting place LOC L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
(272)
‘I sat the baby up.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
C
N y
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N n
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N n
N
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
U
N n
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N n
C
N y
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N n
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N y
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N n
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N y
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N n
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