hor-u (1)

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Examples

(342)
Sono otokoga zimeno hotta.
sono
that
otoko=ga
man=NOM
zimen=o
ground=ACC
hot-ta
dig-PST
‘That man dug the ground.’
(366)
Sono otokoga zimenni anao hotta.
sono
that
otoko=ga
man=NOM
zimen=ni
ground=DAT
ana=o
hole=ACC
hot-ta
dig-PST
‘That man dug a hole in the ground.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# DIG Coding set Argument type
1 digger NP-nom A
2 dug up thing NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
R hor-asar-u y
(344)
‘The ground got dug.’
(367)
‘The hole got dug in the ground.’
C
R hor-ase-ru y
(346)
‘Someone made that man dig the ground.’
(368)
‘Someone made that man dig the hole in the ground.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R hor-are-ru y
(348)
‘The ground was dug by the man.’
(369)
‘The hole was dug by the man.’
C
R hor-e-ru y
(350)
‘That man can dig the ground.’
(370)
‘That man can dig the hole in the ground.’
C
N y
C
N y