denken

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(92)
Die Philosophin denkt an ihre Katze.
die
DEF.F.NOM
Philosoph-in
philosopher-F(NOM)
denk-t
think-3SG.PRS
an
to
ihr-e
POSS.3SG-F.ACC
Katze
cat(ACC)
‘The philosopher thinks about her cat.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# THINK Coding set Argument type
1 thinker NP-nom V.subj S
2 thought content an+NP-acc X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
U
M n
(103)
‘She thinks this thought without hesitation.’
U
R n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
M similar: "ich bedenke dich" - The former prepositional object turns into the direct object of the predicate. y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
R y
C
y