rugas

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(151)
Waagaxnąąka peežega warugas?
waagax=nąąka
paper=POS.NTL.PL:DIST
peežega
who
wa-rugas
OBJ.3PL-tear
‘Who tore those papers?’
(152)
Waagaxnąąka nee watugasšąną.
waagax=nąąka
paper=POS.NTL.PL:DIST
nee
1EMPH
wa-tuugas=šąną
OBJ.3PL-tear\1E.A=DECL
‘I tore those papers.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TEAR Coding set Argument type
1 tearer act.V A
2 torn thing obj:und.V P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(157)
‘Can you tear these papers for me?’
C
R y
(171)
‘I tore this paper with a knife.’
C
R y
(162)
‘Shred the papers into this box here.’
(163)
‘Tear these papers into the box for me.’
C
R y
(158)
‘I'll tear this picture on your head.’
C
M y
(160)
‘I tore this shirt myself.’
C
M only with autobenefactive meaning y
(166)
‘They tore each others papers.’
C
R y
(165)
‘They tore their papers.’
C
M y
‘I tore this shirt for myself.’
‘He tore this box on the chair for himself.’
C
M y
(172)
‘Can you tear this paper for me with the knife?’
C
M y
‘He tore this box on the chair for himself.’
C
N y
‘Did you tear these papers into the box yourself?’
‘Did you tear these papers into the box yourself?’
C
R y
(167)
‘He caused the papers to tear.’
C
R y
(169)
‘He tore the back of his hand.’
(170)
‘They tore their hands in several places.’
C
R y
(168)
‘They let these cats tear my paper.’
C
R y
(153)
‘The papers tore out of their own accord.’
(155)
‘Did you cause my papers to tear?’
C
R y
(154)
‘I'm responsible for these papers to be torn.’
(156)
‘Did you cause your papers to tear?’
‘He caused his papers to tear.’
‘He caused the papers to tear.’
C
M y
(159)
‘Tear this box on the chair for me.’
(161)
‘He tore this box on the chair for himself.’
C
M y
‘Shred the papers into this box here for me.’
C
M y
C
M y
(164)
‘Did you tear your papers into the box?’
C
M y
(173)
‘I tore my paper with the knife.’
C
M y
(826)
‘He tore the cloth (ragged) for himself with this broken glass.’
C
N y
C
R y
(156)
‘Did you cause your papers to tear?’
(827)
‘My dress got stuck in the door and I made it tear.’
C
R y