radere

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(179)
Il barbiere sta radendo la barba a un cliente.
il
ART.DEF.M.SG
barbier-e
barber-M.SG
sta
stay.PRS.3SG
rade-ndo
shave-PROG
la
ART.DEF.F.SG
barb-a
beard-F.SG
a
to
un
ART.INDF.M
client-e
customer-M.SG
‘The barber is shaving a customer’s beard.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SHAVE (a body part/person) Coding set Argument type
1 shaver (of body part) V.subj A
2 shaved body part Ø P
3 shaved person a+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(183)
‘My barber shaves clients with great care.’
C
R y
(531)
‘Sheep are shorn once a year.’
C
N y
C
R y
(532)
‘Beards are to be carefully shaved.’
(538)
‘One is carefully shaved/We/You/They(indef.) are carefully shaved by the barber.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(180)
‘Mark shaves his beard three times a week.’
U
R n
(530)
‘This razor shaves perfectly.’
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
R y
(533)
‘One usually shears/We/You/They(indef.) shear the sheep once a year.’
U
R n
(778)
‘Mark had John shaved.’
C
R y
(181)
‘Luke shaves every morning.’
C
R y
(182)
‘One shaves /We/You/They (indef.) shave every morning.’
C
R y
(568)
‘One/we/they(indef.) is/are shaved by the barber.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
(535)
‘Mark and John shave each other.’