syngja

Coding frame

Examples

(74)
Strákurinn söng (lag).
strákur-inn
boy-the.nom
söng
sang
lag
song.acc
‘The boy sang (a song).’
(330)
Strákurinn söng.
strákur-inn
boy-the.nom
söng
sang
‘The boy sang.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SING Coding set Argument type
1 singer NP-nom & V.agr A
2 song NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
M n
(75)
‘He sang her a little song.’
C
M y
(203)
‘She was sung a little psalm.’
C
R y
(204)
‘The song was sung.’
C
R y
(259)
‘The national anthem was sung yesterday.’
(356)
‘It was sung.’
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
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