brjóta

Coding frame

Example

(35)
Strákurinn braut rúðuna með steini.
strákur-inn
boy-the.nom
braut
broke
rúðu-na
glass-the.acc
með
with
steini
stone.dat
‘The boy broke the window with a stone.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BREAK Coding set Argument type
1 breaker NP-nom & V.agr A
2 broken thing NP-acc P
3 breaking instrument með +NP-dat I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(36)
‘The window broke.’
C
R y
(170)
‘The window glass was broken.’
C
R y
(231)
‘The glass was broken.’
U
R n
(279)
‘The boat was smashed to pieces.’
U
N n
U
N n
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
(314)
‘He broke his way into the house. / He broke into the house.’
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