war-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(111)
Sono syo:nenga iside madoo watta.
sono
that
syo:nen=ga
boy=NOM
isi=de
stone=INST
mado=o
window=ACC
wat-ta
break-PST
‘That boy broke the window with a stone.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BREAK Coding set Argument type
1 breaker NP-nom A
2 broken thing NP-acc P
3 breaking instrument NP-instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R war-ase-ru y
(113)
‘Someone made the boy break the window with a stone.’
C
R ware-ru y
(114)
‘The window broke.’
(419)
‘The window broke.’
C
N N/A y
C
R war-are-ru y
(115)
‘The window was broken by the boy.’
C
R war-e-ru y
(116)
‘The boy can break the window with a stone.’
C
N y
C
R y
(117)
‘The window is easy to break with a stone.’
C
R war-asar-u y
(112)
‘The window got broken.’
(417)
‘The window got broken.’