dissotterrare

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(701)
Il contadino dissotterra le patate con la zappa.
il
ART.DEF.M.SG
contadin-o
farmer-M.SG
dissotterr-a
dig-PRS.3SG
le
ART.DEF.F.PL
patat-e
potato-F.PL
con
with
la
ART.DEF.F.SG
zapp-a
hoe-F.SG
‘The farmer digs up potatoes with a hoe.’
(322)
Le patate vengono dissotterrate a fine estate.
le
ART.DEF.F.PL
patat-e
potato-F.PL
vengo-no
come.PRS-3PL
dissotterra-t-e
dig-PP-F.PL
a
at
fin-e
end-F.SG
estat-e
summer-F.SG
‘Potatoes are dug up in late summer.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DIG Coding set Argument type
1 digger V.subj A
2 dug up thing Ø P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
U
N n
C
R y
(702)
‘Potatoes are to be dug up in late summer.’
C
N y
C
R y
(704)
‘Potatoes are dug up in late summer.’
U
N n
C
N y
C
R y
(705)
‘The farmer digs up the best potatoes for himself.’
U
R n
(745)
‘This hoe doesn’t dig up potatoes well.’
C
N y
C
N y
U
N n
C
R y
(703)
‘One digs up/We/You/They (indef.) dig up potatoes in late summer.’
U
R n
C
N y
C
R y
(706)
‘One digs for/We/You/They (indef.) dig up the best potatoes.’
C
M y
U
N n
U
N n
U
N n
C
N y