suwar-u

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Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(258)
Sono otokoga suwatta.
sono
that
otoko=ga
man=NOM
suwat-ta
sit-PST
‘That man sat down.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SIT DOWN Coding set Argument type
1 sitdowner NP-nom S

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N N/A y
C
R suwar-ase-ru y
(259)
‘Someone made that man sit down on the floor.’
C
N N/A y
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R suwar-e-ru y
(260)
‘That man can sit on the floor.’
C
N y
C
N y