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The object can be either a body part, as in "skeggið á sér" (á sér is not an argument) or the person "hann" 'him' or a reflexive.

Coding frame

Example

(20)
Maðurinn rakaði skeggið á sér.
maður-inn
man-the.nom
rakaði
shaved
skegg-ið
beard-the.acc
á
on
sér
self.dat
‘The man shaved his beard.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SHAVE (a body part/person) Coding set Argument type
1 shaver (of body part) NP-nom & V.agr A
2 shaved body part NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(157)
‘He was shaved.’
C
R y
(247)
‘He was shaved yesterday.’
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
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