be hungry

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form
Verb type: COP A

Examples

(301)
The baby is hungry.
the
the
baby
baby
is
is
hungry
hungry
‘The baby is hungry.’
(302)
I wasn't hungry but I ate anyway.
I
I
was
was
not
not
hungry
hungry
but
but
I
I
ate
ate
anyway
anyway
‘I wasn't hungry but I ate anyway.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BE HUNGRY Coding set Argument type
1 hungry person NP-nom V.subj S

Alternations

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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 y
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N y
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N y
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