suchen

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(72)
Ich suche den Schlüssel.
ich
1SG.NOM
such-e
search.for-1SG.PRS
den
DEF.M.ACC
Schlüssel
key(ACC)
‘I am looking for the key.’
(74)
Ihre Eltern suchen einander.
ihr-e
POSS.3SG-PL.NOM
Eltern
parent.PL
such-en
search.for-3PL.PRS
einander
RECIP
‘Her parents look for each other.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEARCH FOR Coding set Argument type
1 searcher NP-nom V.subj A
2 searched for thing NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N alternation of the benefactive alternation y
C
R y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N diachron evtl: ersuchen y
U
R n
(73)
‘I search a shell for you.’
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
y