geta

Coding frame

Example

(224)
Ég gat þess í bréfinu.
ég
I.nom
gat
mentioned
þess
it.gen
í
in
bréf-inu
letter-the.dat
‘I mentioned it in the letter.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SAY (impersonal) Coding set Argument type
1 sayer (quotation) NP-nom & V.agr S
2 said thing (quotation) NP-gen X
3 source of quotation í+NP-dat X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(223)
‘It was mentioned in old books.’
U
R n
(113)
‘It says in old books. / It is mentioned in old books.’
C
R y
(265)
‘It wasn't mentioned in the ad that ...’
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 n
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n