tabe-ru

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(1)
Sono musumega pano tabeta.
sono
that
musume=ga
girl=NOM
pan=o
bread=ACC
tabe-ta
eat-PST
‘That girl ate bread.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# EAT Coding set Argument type
1 eater NP-nom A
2 eaten food NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R tabe-rare-ru y
(2)
‘The bread was eaten by the girl.’
C
R tabe-sase-ru y
(3)
‘Someone made the girl eat the bread.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
R y
(5)
‘That mushroom is edible.’
C
R tabe-(ra)re-ru y
(4)
‘The girl can eat natto.’