füllen

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(56)
Er füllt das Glas mit Wein.
er
3SG.M.NOM
füll-t
fill-3SG.PRS
das
DEF.N.ACC
Glas
glas(ACC)
mit
with
Wein
wine(DAT)
‘He fills the glas with wine.’
(81)
Der Kellner füllt Wasser in die Karaffe.
der
DEF.M.NOM
Kellner
waiter(NOM)
füll-t
fill-3SG.PRS
Wasser
water(ACC)
in
in
die
DEF.F.ACC
Karaffe
decanter(ACC)
‘The waiter fills water into the decanter.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FILL Coding set Argument type
1 filler NP-nom V.subj A
2 filled container NP-acc P
3 filling material mit+NP-dat X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
N y
(57)
‘He is filling up the tank with petrol.’
C
N y
C
R y
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
C
N alternation of the benefactive alternation y
C
N y
U
R n
(84)
‘I fill the bowl with soup for her.’
C
R y
(151)
‘The concert hall fills up.’
U
R n
(82)
‘The rice fills my stomach.’
C
N y
C
y