chiamare

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(218)
Anna ha chiamato sua figlia Laura.
Anna
Anne
ha
have.PRS.3SG
chiama-t-o
name-PP-M.SG
su-a
her-F.SG
figli-a
daughter-F.SG
Laura
Laura
‘Anne has called/named her daughter Laura.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# NAME Coding set Argument type
1 namer V.subj A
2 namee Ø P
3 name Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
R y
(220)
‘In the factory, my father was called "Black Cloud" by the workers.’
C
N y
C
R y
(223)
‘Children are often named after their grandparents.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(221)
‘Anne and Luke call each other "Darling".’
U
N n
C
R y
(219)
‘We often name a child after his grandfather.’
U
R n
C
R y
(217)
‘Popes often take their predecessors’ names.’
C
R y
(222)
‘If one is called Agnelli everything is easy/If we/you/they(indef.) are called Agnelli everything is easy.’
(621)
‘We set up an association and we called it ‘La Combriccola ('The Gang’).’
C
R y
(622)
‘One is named/We/You/They (indef.) are named after one’s grandparents/our/your/their grandparents.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y