lavare

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(514)
La mamma lava il bambino.
la
ART.DEF.F.SG
mamm-a
mother-F.SG
lav-a
wash-PRS.3SG
il
ART.DEF.M.SG
bambin-o
baby-M.SG
‘The mother is washing her baby.’
(519)
La cameriera mi lava ogni due settimane le tende.
la
ART.DEF.F.SG
camerier-a
househelp-F.SG
mi
DAT.1SG
lav-a
wash-PRS.3SG
ogni
every
due
two
settiman-e
week-F.PL
le
ART.DEF.F.PL
tend-e
curtain-F.PL
‘The home help washes the curtains for me every two weeks.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# WASH Coding set Argument type
1 washer V.subj A
2 washed entity Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(523)
‘This detergent does not wash well.’
(524)
‘Mark was washing while Mary was cooking.’
C
R y
(517)
‘The car is to be washed every two weeks.’
C
N y
C
R y
(521)
‘The car is to be washed with an appropriate detergent.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(516)
‘Luke is washing his hands.’
U
R n
(523)
‘This detergent does not wash well.’
C
N y
C
R y
(550)
‘Anne and Luke wash each other as well as they can.’
U
N n
C
R y
(520)
‘One washes/We/They (indef.) wash the car every two weeks.’
U
R n
C
R y
(515)
‘Luke washes himself every evening.’
C
R y
(518)
‘One washes one’s hands/We/You/They (indef.) wash /our/your/their hands too often.’
C
R y
(552)
‘One was/we/they (indef.) were washed by the rain.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
(522)
‘Anne and Luke are washing each other's hands.’