leita (1)

Coding frame

Example

(15)
Mennirnir leituðu að konunum.
mennir-nir
men-the.nom
leituðu
searched
for
konum-num
women.pl-the.dat
‘The men searched for the women.’

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 að+NP-dat X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(150)
‘He was looked for.’
U
R n
(151)
‘I looked for him for a long time.’
C
N alternation can only apply to a version of the verb with a genetive object y
(152)
‘He was looked for for a long time.’
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
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n