kasta

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This verb cannot occur in the ditransitive construction in Icelandic (cf. Barðdal 2007 and Barðdal, Kristoffersen and Sveen 2011).

Coding frame

Example

(57)
Strákurinn kastaði boltanum inn um gluggann.
strákur-inn
boy-the.nom
kastaði
threw
bolta-num
ball-the.dat
inn
in
um
through
glugga-nn
window-the.acc
‘The boy threw the ball into the window.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# THROW Coding set Argument type
1 thrower NP-nom & V.agr S
2 thrown thing NP-dat X
3 throwing goal LOC L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(127)
‘The ball bounced back and forth.’
C
R y
(190)
‘The ball was thrown.’
U
R n
(291)
‘He felt nauseous.’
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
M n
(329)
‘I threw the ball to him.’
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
N y
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