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Coding frame

Example

(31)
Stelpan sagði "nei" við hann.
stelpa-n
girl-the.nom
sagði
said
nei
no
við
with
hann
him.acc
‘The girl said "no" to him.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SAY Coding set Argument type
1 sayer NP-nom & V.agr S
2 said content UTT X
3 saying addressee við+NP-acc X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
M y
C
M y
C
M y
U
N n
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
C
N y
C
R y
(312)
‘He said that he didn't want ...’
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n