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Coding frame

Example

(345)
Strákurinn ýtti stelpunni út í vatnið.
strákur-inn
boy-the.nom
ýtti
pushed
stelpu-nni
girl-the.dat
út
out
í
in
vatn-ið
water-the.acc
‘The boy pushed the girl into the water.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# PUSH Coding set Argument type
1 pusher NP-nom & V.agr S
2 pushee NP-dat X
3 pushing goal í+NP-acc X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(346)
‘The girl was pushed into the water.’
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
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(359)
‘She was pushed into the water.’
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n