inviare

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(276)
Anna inviò una lettera alla sua amica.
Anna
Anne
invi-ò
send-PST.3SG
un-a
ART.INDF-F.SG
letter-a
letter-F.SG
a-lla
to-ART.DEF.F.SG
su-a
her-F.SG
amic-a
friend-F.SG
‘Anne sent a letter to her friend.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEND Coding set Argument type
1 sender V.subj A
2 sent thing Ø P
3 sending recipient a+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
R y
(281)
‘The same message is sent to everybody.’
C
N y
C
R y
(282)
‘Invitations are sent out two months before the wedding.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
y
U
N n
C
R y
(277)
‘When sending the form, one needs/we/you/they (indef.) need to attach two photos.’
(278)
‘In December one sends/we/They (indef.) send New Year’s greetings cards.’
U
R n
(777)
‘Mark made Anna send the book to Jane.’
C
N y
C
R y
(279)
‘People of the same age send short messages to each other.’
C
R y
(735)
‘One is sent as a messenger/We/You/They (indef.) are sent as messengers of peace.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
(280)
‘Anne and her friend always send each other messages.’