tor-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(138)
Sono syo:nenga sono musumekara {pen/kobu}o totta.
sono
that
syo:nen=ga
boy=NOM
sono
that
musume=kara
girl=ABL
{pen/kobu}=o
{pen/lump}=ACC
tot-ta
take-PST
‘That boy took a pen/lump from that girl.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TAKE Coding set Argument type
1 taker NP-nom A
2 taking source NP-abl X
3 taken thing NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
R tor-ase-ru y
(139)
‘Someone made the boy take a pen from the girl.’
C
R tore-ru y
(140)
‘The poster/lump came off.’
C
N N/A y
C
R tor-are-ru y
C
R y
(141)
‘The girl had her pen taken by the boy.’
C
N y
C
R tor-e-ru y
(142)
‘(Someone) can take a pen from the girl.’