volere

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(440)
Mio figlio vuole una bicicletta nuova.
mi-o
my-M.SG
figli-o
son-M.SG
vuol-e
want-PRS.3SG
un-a
ART.INDF-F.SG
bicilett-a
bike-F.SG
nuov-a
new-F.SG
‘My son wants a new bike.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# WANT Coding set Argument type
1 wanter V.subj A
2 wanted thing Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(443)
‘I would like to leave, but my father doesn't want me to.’
C
R y
(441)
‘The restoration of the chapel is desired by the bishop.’
C
N y
C
R y
(442)
‘The right to strike is firmly demanded by the workers.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(444)
‘Anne and Luke love each other for life.’
(649)
‘One loves/We/They (indef.) love each other for life.’
U
N n
C
R y
(648)
‘One wants/We/You/They (indef.) want everything immediately.’
U
R n
C
N y
C
M y
(649)
‘One loves/We/They (indef.) love each other for life.’
C
M y
(650)
‘One is desired/We/You/They (indef.) are desired by one’s/our/your/their own parents.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y