portare

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(488)
Luca portò dei fiori ad Anna.
Luca
Luke
port-ò
bring-PST.3SG
de-i
some-ART.DEF.M.PL
fior-i
flower-M.PL
ad
to
Anna
Anne
‘Luke brought Anne some flowers.’
(349)
I fiori vanno portati nelle ricorrenze importanti.
i
ART.DEF.M.PL
fior-i
flower-M.PL
va-nno
go.PRS-3PL
porta-t-i
bring-PP-M.PL
ne-lle
in-ART.DEF.F.PL
ricorrenz-e
anniversary-F.PL
important-i
important-F.PL
‘Flowers are to be brought when an important anniversary takes place.’
(789)
Marco portò a casa Lucia in taxi.
Marco
Mark
port-ò
bring-PST.3SG
a
to
cas-a
home-F.SG
Lucia
Lucy
in
in
taxi
taxi.M.SG
‘Mark brought Lucy home by taxi.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BRING Coding set Argument type
1 bringer V.subj A
2 brought thing Ø P
3 bringing recipient a+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
R y
(690)
‘Flowers are brought when an important anniversary takes place.’
C
N y
C
R y
(689)
‘Flowers are brought as a homage.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(691)
‘Anne brings her suitcases herself.’
(692)
‘Anne and Luke carry each other the suitcases.’
(693)
‘One is carrying/ You/We/ They (indef.) are carrying the suitcases to the hotel oneself/yourself/ourselves/themselves, since there are no porters.’
U
R n
(790)
‘The taxi brought us home.’
C
N y
C
y
U
N n
C
R y
(688)
‘One brings/We/You/They (indef.) bring some flowers to the puerperas.’
U
R n
C
N y
C
R y
(693)
‘One is carrying/ You/We/ They (indef.) are carrying the suitcases to the hotel oneself/yourself/ourselves/themselves, since there are no porters.’
C
R y
(564)
‘On a sailing-boat, one/we/they (indef.) is/are driven by the wind.’
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
(692)
‘Anne and Luke carry each other the suitcases.’