leita (2)

Coding frame

Example

(151)
Ég leitaði hans lengi.
ég
I.nom
leitaði
looked
hans
he.gen
lengi
long
‘I looked for him for a long time.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEARCH FOR Coding set Argument type
1 searcher NP-nom & V.agr S
2 searched for thing NP-gen X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(266)
‘He was searched for without a break and everybody clinged to the hope.’
U
N opposite directionality n
(15)
‘The men searched for the women.’
C
R y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n