legare

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(290)
Luca legò il cane al palo con la corda.
Luca
Luke
leg-ò
tie-PST.3SG
il
ART.DEF.M.SG
can-e
dog-M.SG
a-l
to-ART.DEF.M.SG
pal-o
post-M.SG
con
with
la
ART.DEF.F.SG
cord-a
chain-F.SG
‘Luke tied the dog to the post with the chain.’
(347)
I cani feroci vanno legati.
i
ART.DEF.M.PL
can-i
dog-M.PL
feroc-i
ferocious-M.PL
va-nno
go.PRS-3PL
lega-t-i
tie-PP-M.PL
‘Ferocious dogs are to be tied.’
(366)
Luca si è legato la chiave al collo.
Luca
Luke
si
REFL
è
be.PRS.3SG
lega-t-o
tie-PP-M.SG
la
ART.DEF.F.SG
chiav-e
key-F.SG
a-l
to-ART.DEF.M.SG
coll-o
neck-M.SG
‘Luke tied the key around his neck.’
(791)
Legai il prigioniero per il braccio alla colonna.
lega-i
tie-PST.1SG
il
ART.DEF.M.SG
prigionier-o
prisoner-M.SG
per
through
il
ART.DEF.M.SG
bracci-o
arm-M.SG
a-lla
to-ART.DEF.F.SG
colonn-a
column-F.SG
‘I tied the prisoner to the column by his arm.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TIE Coding set Argument type
1 tier V.subj A
2 tied thing Ø P
3 tying goal a+NP X
4 tying instrument con+NP I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
R y
(293)
‘Ferocious dogs are tied up.’
C
N y
C
R y
(297)
‘The boat is to be tied to the dock in this way.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(292)
‘Luke tied his broken arm to his neck.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(294)
‘Anne and Luke tied each other to the boat.’
U
N n
C
R y
(295)
‘One ties/We/You/They (indef.) tie the boat to the dock and then one goes out /we/you/they(indef.) go out.’
U
R n
C
R y
(291)
‘Mark tied himself to the boat.’
C
R y
(296)
‘When sailing at night, one ties himself/you tie yourself//we tie ourselves/they tie themselves to the boat, so as not to fall into the sea.’
C
R y
(554)
‘One was/they/we (indef.) were tied to the boat.’
U
R n
(792)
‘I tied the prisoner's arm to the column.’
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
(556)
‘Mary and Anne tied the each other's aprons.’