rubare

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The source is marked with the preposition a if it is animate, otherwise with the preposition da. The animate and the inanimate sources can co-occur.

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(694)
Il ladro rubò i gioielli alla signora.
il
ART.DEF.M.SG
ladr-o
thief-M.SG
rub-ò
steal-PST.3SG
i
ART.DEF.M.PL
gioiell-i
jewel-M.PL
a-lla
to-ART.DEF.F.SG
signor-a
lady-F.SG
‘The thief stole the jewels from the lady.’
(812)
Ho rubato il denaro a mia madre dalla sua borsa.
ho
have.PRS.1SG
ruba-t-o
steal-PP-M.SG
il
ART.DEF.M.SG
denar-o
money-M.SG
a
to
mi-a
my-F.SG
madr-e
mother-F.SG
da-lla
from-ART.DEF.F.SG
su-a
her-F.SG
bors-a
bag-F.SG
‘I stole my mother’s money from her bag.’
(242)
Il ladro rubò i gioielli dalla cassaforte.
il
ART.DEF.M.SG
ladr-o
thief-M.SG
rub-ò
steal-PST.3SG
i
ART.DEF.M.PL
gioiell-i
jewel-M.PL
da-lla
from-ART.DEF.F.SG
cassafort-e
safe-F.SG
‘The thief stole the jewels from the safe.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# STEAL Coding set Argument type
1 stealer V.subj A
2 stolen thing Ø P
3 stealing source a+NP X
4 stealing source 2 da+NP X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
R n
(698)
‘One steals/We/You/They (indef.) steal the most precious jewels.’
C
R y
(620)
‘The jewels were stolen by the thief.’
C
N y
C
R y
(695)
‘Jewels are frequently stolen.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(697)
‘The child steals a snack every day.’
(699)
‘Children steal each other’s snacks.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
y
U
N n
C
R y
(696)
‘One steals/We/You/They (indef.) steal the most precious jewels.’
U
R n
C
N y
C
R y
(700)
‘At school, we/you/They (indef.) steal each other’s snacks.’
C
M y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
R y
(699)
‘Children steal each other’s snacks.’
(700)
‘At school, we/you/They (indef.) steal each other’s snacks.’