os-u

Coding frame

Simplex Verb form

Example

(375)
Sono musumega sono otokono senakao osita.
sono
that
musume=ga
girl=NOM
sono
that
otoko=no
man=GEN
senaka=o
back=ACC
osi-ta
push-PST
‘That girl pushed that man's back.’

Verb meaning , Microroles , Coding sets and Argument types

# PUSH Coding set Argument type
1 pusher NP-nom A
2 pushee NP-acc P

Alternations

Alternation name Occurs Examples
C
N y
C
R os-ase-ru y
(376)
‘Someone made that girl push that man's back.’
C
N y
C
N N/A y
C
R os-are-ru y
(377)
‘My back was pushed by that girl.’
C
R os-e-ru y
(378)
‘That child can push the stroller.’
C
N y
C
N y