conoscere

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(161)
Marco conosce molti segreti.
Marco
Mark
conosc-e
know.PRS-3SG
molt-i
many-M.PL
segret-i
secret-M.PL
‘Mark knows a lot of secrets.’
(772)
Conosco Marco per la sua onestà.
cono-sc-o
know-PRS-1SG
Marco
Mark
per
for
la
ART.DEF.F.SG
su-a
his-F.SG
onestà
integrity.F.SG
‘I know Mark for his integrity.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# KNOW Coding set Argument type
1 knower V.subj A
2 known thing/person Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
R y
(164)
‘The situation is well-known by everyone in the village.’
C
N y
C
R y
(162)
‘Dearest friends are met in childhood.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(108)
‘Mark and John have known each other for ages.’
U
N n
C
R y
(107)
‘One knows/We/You/They (indef.) know numerous chemical elements.’
U
R n
C
R y
(102)
‘Mark knows himself all too well.’
C
R y
(163)
‘One knows oneself/You know yourself/We know ourselves/They (indef.) know themselves better and better with time.’
C
R y
(727)
‘One is/We/You/They (indef.) are known by everybody.’
U
R n
(773)
‘I know Mark's integrity.’
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y