mala

Coding frame

Example

(335)
Konan malar kornið með áhaldi.
kona-n
woman-the.nom
malar
grinds
korn-ið
corn-the.acc
með
with
áhaldi
tool.dat
‘The woman grinds the corn with a tool.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GRIND Coding set Argument type
1 grinder NP-nom & V.agr A
2 ground thing NP-acc P
3 grinding instrument með +NP-dat I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
N y
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
R y
(364)
‘The corn got grounded by itself.’
C
N y
C
R y
(354)
‘The corn was ground.’
C
R y
(353)
‘It was ground.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n