sagas-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(43)
Sono otokoga sono syo:neno sagasite ita.
sono
that
otoko=ga
man=NOM
sono
that
syo:nen=o
boy=ACC
sagasi-te
search-GER
i-ta
be-PST
‘That man was searching for that boy.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SEARCH FOR Coding set Argument type
1 searcher NP-nom A
2 searched for thing NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
R sagas-ase-ru y
(44)
‘Someone made the man search for the boy.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R sagas-are-ru y
(45)
‘The boy is searched for by the man.’
C
R sagas-e-ru y
(46)
‘The man can search for the boy.’
C
N y
C
R y
(47)
‘The building lot can be found.’