a(w)-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(82)
Sono otokoga musume{to/ni} atta.
sono
that
otoko=ga
man=NOM
musume={to/ni}
daughter={COM/DAT}
at-ta
meet-PST
‘That man met the girl.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# MEET Coding set Argument type
1 meeter NP-nom S
2 met person NP-com/dat X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N N/A y
C
R aw-ase-ru y
(83)
‘Someone made that man meet the girl.’
C
N N/A y
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R a-e-ru y
(84)
‘That man can meet the girl.’
C
N y
C
N y