Example 25 of Hokkaido Japanese

Example Verb meaning Example of...
(25)
Syo:nenwa sono otokoga kowai.
syo:nen=wa
boy=TOP
sono
that
otoko=ga
man=NOM
kowa-i
afraid-NPST
‘The boy is afraid of that man.’
FEAR an Alternation:
Lexical argument decreasing alternation