brennen

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(32)
Die Kerze brennt.
die
DEF.F.NOM
Kerze
candle(NOM)
brenn-t
burn-3SG.PRS
‘The candle burns.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BURN Coding set Argument type
1 burnt thing NP-nom V.subj S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N es brennt = es regnet n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
N verbrennen as in Ich verbrenne das Holz 'I burn the wood' appears to be another lexical entry. The prefix ver- does not seem to have the impact on valeny described through the ver-Alternation(I). y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
M y