senda

Coding frame

Example

(54)
Stelpan sendi blómin til ömmu sinnar.
stelpa-n
girl-the.nom
sendi
sent
blóm-in
flowers-the.acc
til
to
ömmu
grandmother.gen
sinnar
hers.gen
‘The girl sent the flowers to her grandmother.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEND Coding set Argument type
1 sender NP-nom & V.agr A
2 sent thing NP-acc P
3 sending recipient til+NP-gen X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(55)
‘The girl sent her grandmother the flowers.’
C
R Has an imperative function, translatable as "should be sent". y
(126)
‘The package should be sent back to sender.’
C
N alternation can only apply to a version of the verb with a dative object y
(187)
‘Grandma was sent flowers.’
C
R y
(188)
‘The flowers were sent to grandma.’
C
R y
(252)
‘She was sent yesterday.’
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N basic frame chosen for this verb is already the Dative PP construction 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
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n