tatak-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(122)
Sono syo:nenga bo:de hebio tataita.
sono
that
syo:nen=ga
boy=NOM
bo:=de
stick=INST
hebi=o
snake=ACC
tatai-ta
hit-PST
‘That boy hit the snake with a stick.’

Verb meanings , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# BEAT HIT Coding set Argument type
1 beater hitter NP-nom A
2 beatee hittee NP-acc P
3 beating instrument hitting instrument NP-instr I

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R tatak-asar-u y
(412)
‘The meat was softened by pounding.’
C
R tatak-ase-ru y
(123)
‘Someone made the boy hit the snake with a stick.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R tatak-are-ru y
(124)
‘The snake was hit with a stick by the boy.’
C
R tatak-e-ru y
(125)
‘The boy can hit the snake with a stick.’
C
N y
C
R y
(126)
‘That snake is easy to hit because it does not move a lot.’