legen

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

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Der Kellner legt Messer neben Gabeln.
der
DEF.M.NOM
Kellner
waiter(NOM)
leg-t
put-3SG.PRS
Messer
knife.PL.ACC
neben
next.to
Gabel-n
fork-PL(ACC)
‘The waiter puts knives next to forks.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# PUT Coding set Argument type
1 putter NP-nom V.subj A
2 put thing NP-acc P
3 putting goal LOC L

Alternations