mangiare

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(1)
Marco mangiò la torta.
Marco
Mark
mangi-ò
eat-PST.3SG
la
ART.DEF.F.SG
tort-a
cake-F.SG
‘Mark ate the cake.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# EAT Coding set Argument type
1 eater V.subj A
2 eaten food Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(2)
‘Mark eats a lot.’
C
R y
(3)
‘The spaghetti was eaten by everyone.’
(11)
‘Fish is eaten raw in Japan.’
(109)
‘Fish is not to be eaten raw.’
C
R y
(27)
‘Fish in Japan is eaten raw.’
C
R y
(12)
‘The cat has eaten the whole fillet.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(115)
‘One/We/They (indef.) ate the cake and then went out.’
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
U
R n
(776)
‘Mark made his father eat the cake.’
C
N y
C
R y
(106)
‘One eats/We/You/They (indef.) eat a cake for breakfast.’
C
M y
(747)
‘One gets/We/You/They (indef.) get eaten alive by mosquitos.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y