koros-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(118)
Sono syo:nenga bo:de hebio korosita.
sono
that
syo:nen=ga
boy=NOM
bo:=de
stick=INST
hebi=o
snake=ACC
korosi-ta
kill-PST
‘That boy killed the snake with a stick.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# KILL Coding set Argument type
1 killer NP-nom A
2 killee NP-acc P
3 killing instrument NP-instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
R koros-ase-ru y
(119)
‘Someone made the boy kill the snake with a stick.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R koros-are-ru y
(120)
‘The snake was killed with a stick by the boy.’
C
R koros-e-ru y
(121)
‘The boy can kill the snake with a stick.’
C
N y
C
N y