kake-ru

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(220)
Sono otokoga kodomoni mo:huo kaketa.
sono
that
otoko=ga
man=NOM
kodomo=ni
child=DAT
mo:hu=o
blanket=ACC
kake-ta
cover-PST
‘That man covered the child with a blanket.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# COVER Coding set Argument type
1 coverer NP-nom A
2 covered thing NP-dat L
3 cover NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
R kake-sase-ru y
(221)
‘Someone made that man cover the child with the blanket.’
C
N N/A y
C
R kake-rare-ru y
(224)
‘The blanket was put on the child by that man.’
C
R kake-rare-ru y
(225)
‘My mother can cover the child with the blanket quietly.’
C
R y
(223)
‘The child was covered with a blanket by that man.’
C
R y
(226)
‘The blanket is suitable for covering the child.’
C
R kakar-u y
(222)
‘The blanket is covering the child.’