elta

Coding frame

Example

(22)
Drengirnir eltu stelpurnar.
drengir-nir
boys-the.nom
eltu
followed
stelpur-nar
girls-the.acc
‘The boys followed the girls.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# FOLLOW Coding set Argument type
1 follower NP-nom & V.agr A
2 followee NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(159)
‘The girls were followed.’
C
R y
(234)
‘A girl was chased all around the garden.’
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