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Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(96)
Syo:nenga syo:zyoni nanika itta.
syo:nen=ga
boy=NOM
syo:zyo=ni
girl=DAT
nanika
something
it-ta
say-PST
‘The boy said something to the girl.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SAY Coding set Argument type
1 sayer NP-nom S
2 saying addressee NP-dat L
3 said content UTT X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
R iw-ase-ru y
(97)
‘Someone made the boy say something to the girl.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R iw-are-ru y
C
R i-e-ru y
(99)
‘The boy could say something to the girl.’
C
R y
(98)
‘The girl was told something by the boy.’
C
N y