sir-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(36)
Sono otokowa sono syo:neno sitteru.
sono
that
otoko=wa
man=TOP
sono
that
syo:nen=o
boy=ACC
sit-te-ru
know-GER.be-NPST
‘That man knows that boy.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# KNOW Coding set Argument type
1 knower NP-nom A
2 known thing/person NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R sirase-ru y
(37)
‘That girl let that man know about the boy.’
C
R sir-are-ru y
(38)
‘That boy is known to that man.’
C
N y
C
N y
C
N y