prendere

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preposition a is possible as an alternative to da

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(231)
Luca prese il denaro da/a sua madre.
Luca
Luke
pres-e
take.PST-3SG
il
ART.DEF.M.SG
denar-o
money-M.SG
da/a
from/to
su-a
his-F.SG
madr-e
mother-F.SG
‘Luke took the money from his mother.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TAKE Coding set Argument type
1 taker V.subj A
2 taken thing Ø P
3 taking source da+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
R y
(233)
‘The books are taken by the librarians and given to the readers.’
C
N y
C
R y
(235)
‘The find is to be taken when wearing gloves.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(232)
‘The actor received the applause of the whole theatre.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
R y
(234)
‘One holds/We/You/They (indef.) hold an archaeological find to analyse it.’
U
R n
C
N y
C
R y
(236)
‘One often takes/We/you/They(indef.) often take our parents’ money.’
C
R y
(566)
‘One/we/they (indef.) is/are overcome by the fear.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
(626)
‘Anne and Luke are taking each other’s hands.’