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This is an ambitransitive verb.

Coding frame

Example

(104)
Ég sýð vatnið.
ég
I.nom
sýð
boil
vatn-ið
water-the.acc
‘I boil the water.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BOIL (tr) Coding set Argument type
1 boiler (tr) NP-nom & V.agr A
2 boiled thing (tr) NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(103)
‘The water is boiling.’
C
R y
(137)
‘Potatoes boil well.’
C
R y
(219)
‘The water was boiled for a long time.’
C
R y
(254)
‘The smoked meat was boiled 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
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