bauen

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(58)
Der Präsident baut ein Haus.
der
DEF.M.NOM
Präsident
president(NOM)
bau-t
build-3SG.PRS
ein
INDEF.N.ACC
Haus
house(ACC)
‘The president builds a house.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BUILD Coding set Argument type
1 builder NP-nom V.subj A
2 built thing NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
U
N n
C
R y
(59)
‘We build non-detached houses on the land.’
C
N Prefix ver- in verbauen introduces a new argument with the role of the 'building material'. The 'built thing' becomes optional. y
(61)
‘He used up all the wood (for building something).’
C
N y
C
N y
U
R n
(60)
‘The musician is building a house for the orphans.’
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
y