rotolare

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(28)
Ero pronto a rotolare fusti d'olio.
er-o
be.IMPF-1SG
pront-o
ready-M.SG
a
to
rotola-re
roll-INF
fust-i
barrel-M.PL
d'
of
oli-o
oil-M.SG
‘I was ready to roll oil barrels.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# ROLL (tr) Coding set Argument type
1 roller (tr) V.subj A
2 rolling thing (tr) Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
U
R n
(8)
‘The rock rolled all the way down to the bottom of the valley.’
(30)
‘A big stone rolled all the way down to the bottom of the valley.’
(31)
‘A big rock has rolled in the wood.’
C
R y
(120)
‘Some children have rolled on the ground.’
C
N y
U
N n
C
R y
(155)
‘The oil barrels were rolled to the bottom of the valley.’
C
N y
C
R y
(156)
‘The carpet is rolled in this way.’
U
N n
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(154)
‘One/We/They (indef.) rolled the stone all the way down to the bottom of the valley.’
U
R n
C
R y
(153)
‘One rolls/We/You/They (indef.) roll on the floor.’
C
M y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y