sjá

Coding frame

Example

(8)
Strákurinn sá björninn.
strákur-inn
boy-the.nom
saw
björn-inn
bear-the.acc
‘The boy saw the bear.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEE Coding set Argument type
1 seeer NP-nom & V.agr A
2 seen entity NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(145)
‘The bear was seen in the woods.’
C
M y
(274)
‘He was seen in the woods.’
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
(302)
‘They saw each other.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
U
M n
(277)
‘The road was difficult to see.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n