sur-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(355)
Sono otokoga yamaimoo sutta.
sono
that
otoko=ga
man=NOM
yamaimo=o
yam=ACC
sut-ta
grind-PST
‘That man ground the yam.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# GRIND Coding set Argument type
1 grinder NP-nom A
2 ground thing NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R sur-asar-u y
(356)
‘The yam got ground.’
C
R sur-ase-ru y
(357)
‘Someone made that man ground the yam.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R sur-are-ru y
(358)
‘The yam was ground by that man.’
C
R sur-e-ru y
(359)
‘That man can grind the yam.’
C
N y
C
N y