aiutare

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(540)
Anna aiutò Luca a studiare la matematica.
Anna
Anne
aiut-ò
help-PST.3SG
Luca
Luke
a
to
studia-re
study-INF
la
ART.DEF.F.SG
matematic-a
maths-F.SG
‘Anne helped Luke study maths.’
(184)
Quel farmaco aiuta la digestione.
quel
that.M.SG
farmac-o
medicine-M.SG
aiut-a
help-PRS.3SG
la
ART.DEF.F.SG
digestion-e
digestion-F.SG
‘That drug favours digestion.’
(547)
Ci si aiuta poco in questo uffici-o.
ci
IMP
si
REFL
aiut-a
help-PRS.3SG
poco
a_few
in
in
quest-o
this-M.SG
uffici-o
office-M.SG
‘We/You/They (indef.) rarely help each other in this office.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# HELP Coding set Argument type
1 helper V.subj A
2 helpee Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(549)
‘This behaviour does not help.’
C
R y
(543)
‘The weakest are to be helped.’
C
N y
C
R y
(551)
‘A colleague is to be helped with discretion.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(541)
‘Anne and Luke often help each other.’
U
N n
C
R y
(545)
‘One often more readily helps/We/You/They(indef.) often help more readily someone one doesn’t/we/you/they don’t know.’
U
R n
C
R y
(185)
‘Mark used a rope to help himself to climb.’
C
R y
(534)
‘One helps oneself. / We/They (indef.) help ourselves/themselves.’
C
R y
(553)
‘One is/We/You/They (indef.) are helped by friends.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y