parlare

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The verb also selects the preposition con ('with') to introduce the talked to person.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(573)
Anna parla a Luca dei suoi progetti.
Anna
Anne
parl-a
talk-PRS.3SG
a
to
Luca
Luke
de-i
of-ART.DEF.M.PL
suo-i
her-M.PL
progett-i
plan-M.PL
‘Anne is talking to Luke about her plans.’
(571)
Anna parla spesso con Luca del loro matrimonio.
Anna
Anne
parl-a
talk-PRS.3SG
spesso
often
con
with
Luca
Luke
de-l
of-ART.DEF.M.SG
loro
their
matrimoni-o
wedding-M.SG
‘Anne often talks to Luke about their wedding.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TALK Coding set Argument type
1 talker V.subj S
2 talked to person a+NP X
3 talked about content di+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(191)
‘They talked without coming to an agreement.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
(579)
‘Anne and Luke talk to each other with sincerity.’
U
N n
C
R y
(577)
‘One often talks/We/You/They(indef.) often talk about less important matters.’
U
R n
C
N y
C
R y
(575)
‘We hardly talk to each other in our family.’
C
N y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y