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Coding frame

Example

(43)
Konan sker brauðið með beittum hníf.
kona-n
woman-the.nom
sker
cuts
brauð-ið
bread-the.acc
með
with
beittum
sharp.dat
hníf
knife.dat
‘The woman cuts the bread with a sharp knife.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CUT Coding set Argument type
1 cutter NP-nom & V.agr A
2 cut thing NP-acc P
3 cutting instrument með +NP-dat I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(124)
‘The bread cut into two pieces.’
C
R y
(175)
‘The bread was cut.’
C
R y
(255)
‘The umbilical cord was cut 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
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