yob-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(100)
Sono musumega sono syo:neno bakato yonda.
sono
that
musume=ga
girl=NOM
sono
that
syo:nen=o
boy=ACC
baka-to
fool-COM
yon-da
call-PST
‘That girl called that boy a fool.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# NAME Coding set Argument type
1 namer NP-nom A
2 namee NP-acc P
3 name NP-com X

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
R yob-ase-ru y
(101)
‘Someone made the girl call the boy a fool.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R yob-are-ru y
(102)
‘The boy was called a fool by the girl.’
C
R yob-e-ru y
(103)
‘The girl can call the boy a fool.’
C
N y
C
R y
(104)
‘The boy can be called a fool.’