weh tun

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weh tun can be used to express 'E feels pain in M' but also for expressing 'A hurts P'.

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: AV

Example

(53)
Mir tut der Kopf weh.
mir
1SG.DAT
tut
hurt.3SG.PRS
der
DEF.M.NOM
Kopf
head(NOM)
weh
VPCL
‘My head is hurting. / I am feeling pain in my head.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FEEL PAIN Coding set Argument type
1 pain-feeler NP-dat X
2 pain locus NP-nom V.subj S

Alternations