finna lykt

Coding frame

Complex Verb form
Verb type: NV

Example

(9)
Björninn fann lyktina af stráknum.
björn-inn
bear-the.nom
fann
found
lykt-ina
smell-the.acc
af
of
strák-num
boy-the.dat
‘The bear smelled the boy.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SMELL Coding set Argument type
1 smeller NP-nom & V.agr S
2 smelled entity af+NP-dat X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
M treated as complex verb (cf. verb form) y
(146)
‘One could feel the smell of the bear.’
C
R y
(275)
‘They could smell the bear.’
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
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n