sor-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(59)
Sono otokoga higeo sotta.
sono
that
otoko=ga
man=NOM
hige=o
beard=ACC
sot-ta
shave-PST
‘That man shaved his beard.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SHAVE (a body part/person) Coding set Argument type
1 shaver (of body part) NP-nom A
2 shaved body part NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R sor-asar-u y
(60)
‘The beard is not shaved.’
C
R sor-ase-ru y
(61)
‘Someone made that man shave his beard.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R sor-are-ru y
(62)
‘My beard was shaved by the man.’
C
R sor-e-ru y
(63)
‘That man can shave his beard.’
C
N y
C
N y