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Coding frame

Example

(40)
Strákurinn lamdi snákinn með priki.
strákur-inn
boy-the.nom
lamdi
beat
snák-inn
snake-the.acc
með
with
priki
stick.dat
‘The boy beat the snake with a stick.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BEAT Coding set Argument type
1 beater NP-nom & V.agr A
2 beatee NP-acc P
3 beating instrument með +NP-dat I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(172)
‘The snake was beaten.’
C
R y
(245)
‘He was beaten 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
R y
(316)
‘The window was banging back and forth in the wind.’
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