tala

Coding frame

Example

(27)
Stelpan talaði við strákinn um hundinn sinn.
stelpa-n
girl-the.nom
talaði
talked
við
with
strák-inn
boy-the.acc
um
about
hund-inn
dog-the.acc
sinn
her.acc
‘The girl talked to the boy about her dog.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TALK Coding set Argument type
1 talker NP-nom & V.agr S
2 talked to person við+NP-acc X
3 talked about content um+NP-acc X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(161)
‘The boy was talked with.’
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
(308)
‘They didn't talk to each other. / They were not on speaking terms with each other.’
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
C
N y
U
N n
U
R n
(309)
‘I persuaded him.’