tagliare

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(4)
Marco taglia il pane con un coltello affilato.
Marco
Mark
tagli-a
cut-PRS.3SG
il
ART.DEF.M.SG
pan-e
bread-M.SG
con
with
un
ART.INDF.M
coltell-o
knife-M.SG
affilat-o
sharp-M.SG
‘Mark is cutting the bread with a sharp knife.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CUT Coding set Argument type
1 cutter V.subj A
2 cut thing Ø P
3 cutting instrument con+NP I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(26)
‘The cake has been cut by the bride and the bridegroom.’
C
R y
(112)
‘Paper is easily cut.’
U
N n
C
R y
(113)
‘The rope cut in that point.’
U
R n
(5)
‘The knife doesn't cut well.’
U
N n
C
R y
(111)
‘Mark cut his finger by accident with the glass.’
U
N n
C
R y
(114)
‘One/We/They (indef.) cut the rope to set the dog free.’
C
N y
C
R y
(148)
‘Anne cut her finger so as not to play the piano.’
C
R y
(582)
‘The two played at cutthing each other.’
U
R n
C
y
C
R y
(149)
‘One cuts one's finger/We cut our finger/They (indef.) cut their finger.’
C
M y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
(150)
‘Anne and Luke cut each other’s hair.’