þvo

Coding frame

Example

(17)
Mamman þvoði stráknum.
mamma-n
mother-the.nom
þvoði
washed
strák-num
boy-the.dat
‘The mother washed the boy.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# WASH Coding set Argument type
1 washer NP-nom & V.agr S
2 washed entity NP-dat X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(18)
‘The mother washed the boy.’
C
R y
(117)
‘The carpet washes easily.’
C
R y
(154)
‘The boy was (being) washed.’
C
R y
(263)
‘He was washed yesterday.’
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
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