singen

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(163)
Die Kinder sangen.
die
DEF.NOM.PL
Kinder
children
sang-en
sing\PST-PL
‘The children sang.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SING Coding set Argument type
1 singer NP-nom V.subj S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(30)
‘The girl sings a song.’
C
M y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N alternation of the benefactive alternation y
C
M y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
R y
C
M y