kosikake-ru

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(261)
Kodomotatiwa bentini kosikaketa.
kodomotati=wa
children=TOP
benti=ni
bench=DAT
kosikake-ta
sit.down-PST
‘The children sat down on the bench.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# SIT DOWN Coding set Argument type
1 sitdowner NP-nom S
2 sitting-down place NP-dat L

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
y
C
R kosikake-sase-ru y
(262)
‘The grown-ups made the children sit down on the bench.’
C
N N/A y
C
N y
C
N y
C
R kosikake-rare-ru y
(263)
‘Children can sit down by themselves.’
C
N y
C
N y