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Coding frame

Example

(108)
Maðurinn bað konunnar.
maður-inn
man-the.nom
bað
asked
konu-nnar
woman-the.gen
‘The man proposed to the woman.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# PROPOSE (a marriage) Coding set Argument type
1 proposer NP-nom & V.agr S
2 proposed to person NP-gen X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(221)
‘The woman was proposed to.’
C
R y
(264)
‘She was proposed to with pomp and circumstance 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
C
N y
C
N y
U
N opposite directionality n
(320)
‘I asked for this.’
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n