þurrka

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can also mean DRY

Coding frame

Example

(341)
Konan þurrkaði skítinn af borðinu.
kona-n
woman-the.nom
þurrkaði
wiped
skít-inn
dirt-the.acc
af
off
borð-inu
table-the.dat
‘The woman wiped the dirt off the table.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# WIPE Coding set Argument type
1 wiper NP-nom & V.agr A
2 wiped material NP-acc P
3 wiping surface af+NP-dat X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N alternation can only apply to a version of the verb with a dative object y
(362)
‘The child was dried.’
U
N n
C
N y
U
R n
(361)
‘I dried the child.’
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
(363)
‘The text got wiped out.’
C
N y
C
R y
(342)
‘The dirt was wiped off the table.’
C
R y
(357)
‘It was dried off the table.’
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n