hikitigir-u

Coding frame

Example

(150)
Sono musumega hon{kara/no} pe:zio hikitigitta.
sono
that
musume=ga
girl=NOM
hon={kara/no}
book={ABL/GEN}
pe:zi=o
page=ACC
hikitigit-ta
tear-PST
‘That girl tore the page from the book.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# TEAR Coding set Argument type
1 tearer NP-nom A
2 tearing source NP-abl X
3 torn thing NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R hikitigir-asar-u y
(151)
‘The page of the book got torn.’
C
R hikitigir-ase-ru y
(152)
‘Someone made that girl tear the page from the book.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R hikitigir-are-ru y
(153)
‘The page of the book was torn by that girl.’
C
R hikitigir-e-ru y
(154)
‘Because she is fearless, that girl can tear even the very expensive books.’
C
N y
C
R y
(155)
‘That book's pages tear easily.’