macinare

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(487)
Anna macina il caffè con un macinino.
Anna
Anne
macin-a
grind-PRS.3SG
il
ART.DEF.M.SG
caffè
coffee.M.SG
con
with
un
ART.INDF.M
macinin-o
grinder-M.SG
‘Anne is grinding the coffee with a grinder.’
(343)
Il caffè va macinato fresco.
il
ART.DEF.M.SG
caffè
coffee.M.SG
va
go.PRS.3SG
macina-t-o
grind-PP-M.SG
fresc-o
fresh-M.SG
‘The coffee is to be freshly ground.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GRIND Coding set Argument type
1 grinder V.subj A
2 ground thing Ø P
3 grinding instrument con+NP I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(686)
‘This grinder does not grind well.’
C
R y
(682)
‘The coffee is freshly ground.’
C
N y
C
R y
(684)
‘Coffee is freshly ground.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(685)
‘Anne grinds her own coffee every morning.’
(687)
‘One grinds/We/You/They (indef.) grind coffee for oneself/ourselves/yourselves/themselves every morning.’
U
R n
(686)
‘This grinder does not grind well.’
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
R y
(683)
‘Once one/we/you/They (indef.) ground coffee at home.’
U
R n
C
N y
C
R y
(687)
‘One grinds/We/You/They (indef.) grind coffee for oneself/ourselves/yourselves/themselves every morning.’
C
M y
(558)
‘One is destroyed (lit. ground) by the machine's mechanism.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y