bruciare

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(50)
Tu bruciavi tutta quella cartaccia.
tu
you
brucia-v-i
burn-IMPF-2SG
tutt-a
all-F.SG
quell-a
that-F.SG
cartacci-a
waste_paper-F.SG
‘You were burning all that waste paper.’
(788)
Il campeggiatore ha bruciato gli arbusti con il lanciafiamme.
il
ART.DEF.M.SG
campeggiator-e
camper-M.SG
ha
have.PRS.3SG
brucia-t-o
burn-PP-M.SG
gli
ART.DEF.M.PL
arbust-i
shrub-M.PL
con
with
il
ART.DEF.M.SG
lanciafiamme
flamethrower.M.SG
‘The camper has burnt the shrubs with the flamethrower.’
(158)
Mi brucio questa legna per riscaldarmi.
mi
OBL.1SG
bruci-o
burn-PRS.1SG
quest-a
this-F.SG
legn-a
wood-F.SG
per
for
riscalda-r-mi
warm-INF-OBJ.1SG
‘I’m burning this wood to warm myself up.’
(793)
L'aguzzino bruciò il prigioniero sul braccio.
l'=aguzzin-o
ART.DEF.M.SG=torturer-M.SG
bruci-ò
burn-PST.3SG
il
ART.DEF.M.SG
prigionier-o
prisoner-M.SG
su-l
on-ART.DEF.M.SG
bracci-o
arm-M.SG
‘The torturer burnt the prisoner on his arm.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BURN (tr) Coding set Argument type
1 burner (tr) V.subj A
2 burnt thing (tr) Ø P
3 burn instrument (tr) con+NP I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R y
(51)
‘Incense is usually burnt during the wedding.’
(52)
‘The bin was burnt by the demonstrators.’
U
R n
(47)
‘The meat burnt in a few minutes.’
C
R y
(48)
‘The meat burnt in a few minutes.’
C
R y
(53)
‘Too much rubbish is burnt/One burns/We/They (indef.) burn too much rubbish.’
(54)
‘One burns /We/You/They (indef.) burn because of the heat.’
C
R y
(29)
‘We got burnt.’
C
R y
(125)
‘Mario burnt himself.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(49)
‘Rubbish is burnt in this shed.’
(159)
‘Wood is burnt in this way.’
U
N n
C
M y
(536)
‘Mark accidentally burnt his jacket.’
U
R n
(784)
‘The flamethrower has burnt the shrubs.’
C
N y
U
R n
C
N y
C
R y
(739)
‘In some countries, people are still burnt at the stake.’
U
R n
(794)
‘The torturer burnt the prisoner's arm.’
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y