pulire

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(484)
Anna pulì la stanza.
Anna
Anne
pul-ì
clean-PST.3SG
la
ART.DEF.F.SG
stanz-a
room-F.SG
‘Anne cleaned the room.’
(364)
Il tavolo va pulito dalla polvere.
il
ART.DEF.M.SG
tavol-o
table-M.SG
va
go.PRS.3SG
puli-t-o
wipe-PP-M.SG
da-lla
from-ART.DEF.F.SG
polver-e
dust-F.SG
‘The table is to be dusted.’
(676)
Il gatto si pulisce con cura.
il
ART.DEF.M.SG
gatt-o
cat-M.SG
si
REFL
puli-sc-e
wipe-PRS-3SG
con
with
cur-a
care-F.SG
‘The cat cleans itself carefully.’
(799)
Pulisco la stoffa agli angoli.
puli-sc-o
wipe-PRS-1SG
la
ART.DEF.F.SG
stoff-a
cloth-F.SG
a-gli
to-ART.DEF.M.PL
angol-i
edge-M.PL
‘I am cleaning the cloth at the edges.’

Verb meanings , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# CLEAN WIPE Coding set Argument type
1 cleaner wiper V.subj A
2 cleaned thing wiping surface Ø P
3 cleaned away material wiped material da+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(485)
‘Martha never cleans.’
(681)
‘This detergent does not clean well.’
C
R y
(486)
‘The room was cleaned all day long.’
C
N y
C
R y
(674)
‘The table is to be cleaned carefully.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(675)
‘The cat is cleaning its fur.’
(678)
‘Mark and Jane are dusting off each other’s shoes.’
(679)
‘One wipes/We/You/They (indef.) wipe the dust off one’s/our/your/their shoes before entering.’
U
R n
(681)
‘This detergent does not clean well.’
C
N y
C
y
U
N n
C
R y
(673)
‘One/We/They (indef.) wiped the floor with a biodegradable floor-cleaner.’
U
R n
(779)
‘Mark made his sister clean the stairs.’
(780)
‘Mark let his sister clean the stairs.’
C
R y
(680)
‘Lucy is cleaning herself.’
C
R y
(679)
‘One wipes/We/You/They (indef.) wipe the dust off one’s/our/your/their shoes before entering.’
C
R y
(677)
‘One is cleaned carefully as a child/We/you/They (indef.) are cleaned carefully as children.’
U
R n
(798)
‘I am cleaning the edges of the cloth.’
U
N n
U
N n
C
M y
(678)
‘Mark and Jane are dusting off each other’s shoes.’